GREEN, G.R. (1874, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
85390
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
E.Penney or Brooks
Original Owner and Location:
G.R. Green, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Non condensing 10 x 10" engine by Sheriffs Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, WI. 1 firebox boiler 4'6" x 7'.
Dimensions
Length:
48'
Beam:
11'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
18
Tonnage (net):
12
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off lighthouse at Detour, Michigan.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 Jun 1915
How:
Foundered.
History

1874 Built as fishing tug.

1881, Oct 26 Sunk by collision with tug HAGERMAN towing schooner GLEN CUYLER at Milwaukee.

1899 Owned A.Christianson.

1907 Owned John O'Neal, Charlevoix, MI.

1909 Owned George Hill, Mackinaw City, MI.

1912 Owned M.D. Olds.

1915, Jun 7 Foundered off lightouse at Detour, MI, Lake Huron.

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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GREEN, G.R. (1874, Tug (Towboat))