SAVIDGE, HUNTER (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
95608
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ferrysburg, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Pierson
Original Owner and Location:
Canfield Tug Line, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
One 12 x 12", 140hp @ 170rpm engine by Grand Haven Engine Works (1866). 4 x 8.6' @ 78# steam, firebox boiler by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg (1866).
Dimensions
Length:
43'
Beam:
13'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
14
Tonnage (net):
8
Final Disposition
Date:
  1911
How:
Abandoned.
History

First tug to pull small schooners up river at Manistee, replacing ox teams.

1880 Rebuilt.

1888 Owned G.A. Hart, Manistee.

1901 Owned Louis Sands, Manistee; rebuilt.

1903 Same owner; sank at winter moorings in 30' water; raised with help of W.W. Woodward & Frank Hughes; fitted out for log towong.

1903, Jul 15 Fire discovered while lying near Sand's Shingle Mill; put out quickly.

1911 Abandoned.

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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