DRAGON (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
6103
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Vans & Notter
Original Owner and Location:
Christian, Erie, PA.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
62.6'
Beam:
14.7'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
32.9
History

1866 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1867, Nov Burned at Buffalo.

1868 32.9 gross tons.

1869, May Aground Bird Island reef; released.

1869, Aug Damaged in collision with bark OGARITA near Buffalo; two lives lost.

1869, Sep 28 Ashore, Windmill Point, Lake Erie with two barges in tow, sunk; owned Brown & Son.

1871 Owned Christian, Erie, PA.

1872, Dec 2 Received hole in bow from ice, Erie, PA.

1875 Owned W. Downs et al, Ashtabula, OH.

1875 New boiler.

1881, Apr 1 Sunk at dock, Cleveland, OH; raised.

1891, Aug 10 Owned D.D. Johnson, Port Huron, MI.

1913 Sold Canadian.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Great Lakes Register
Lytle List
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

DRAGON (1866, Tug (Towboat))
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DRAGON (1866, Tug (Towboat))