GOOD HIT (1880, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
85633
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Henderson, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Read
Original Owner and Location:
White, Sprague & Kirby, Henderson, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
95.5'
Beam:
17.7'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
170.89
Tonnage (net):
88
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grosse Ile, MI.
Detroit River.
Date:
12 Jun 1887
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Bound Kelley's Island - Detroit, caught fire near Detroit & ran ashore at Grosse Isle; burned to waterline.
History

1880 Ran Cleveland, OH - Ogdensburg, NY with iron & flour, White Rock - Toledo with salt.

1881, Aug Converted to steambarge, Oswego.

1883, Oct 29 Disabled 10 miles from Cleveland; returned towed by AMERICAN EAGLE.

1884 Ran Cleveland - Islands stone trade; owned G.B. Mills, Cleveland.

1887, Jun 11 Burned Detroit River.

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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GOOD HIT (1880, Tug (Towboat))