PILOT (1853, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
John Chapman, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
17' 3"
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (old style):
77.4
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Algonac, Michigan, Saint Clair River
Date:
24 Nov 1865
How:
Fire
Notes:
Destroyed by fire
History

1853, September 22 Enrolled at Buffalo, New York

1854 Enrolled at Detroit

1858-59 In Detroit River Tug Association, along with 13 other steam

vesels

1860 Owned Norton & Swartout, Algonac, Michigan

1863 Owned A. & S.L. Smith, Algonac

1865 Last listed

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

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PILOT (1853, Tug (Towboat))