OZAUKEE (1857, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
19002
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Washinton, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L.L. Slyfield -?
Original Owner and Location:
Alva Trowbridge, et.al., Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
92.8'
Beam:
17.5'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (old style):
102.77
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles off Bad River, near Ashland, Wisconsin, Lake Superior
Date:
27 May 1884
How:
Driven ashore & wrecked
Final Cargo:
Towing log raft
Notes:
Machinery salvaged 1884, June 11 Documents surrendered
History

1860, July 21 Owned Jakob Beidler, et.al., Chicago, Illinios; 2 masts

1865, November 6 Readmeasured 94 x 17.5 x 6.2; 6.57 gross tons; no mast

1866, July 19 Owned F.B. Gardner, Chicago, Illinois

1866, December Repaired

1868, February 6 Owned Erastus Bailey & Tristain (?) Vincent, Lake

Forest, Illinois

1870, May 3 Owned F.B. Gardner, Chicago

1874, April Repaired

1875-76 Winter Rebuilt Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

1879 Owned O.A. Ellis, Green Bay, Wisconsin

1879, May 7 Owned J.R. Shepard & James & H.R. Durfee, Depere, Wisconsin

1880, February 11 Owned J.R. Shepard & H.J. James, Ashland, Wisconsin;

33.29 net tons

1883, March 29 Owned H.J. James & Charles Gehen, Ashland

1883, June Boiler repaired

1884, May 27 Wrecked

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

OZAUKEE (1857, Tug (Towboat))
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OZAUKEE (1857, Tug (Towboat))