HERCULES (1863, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
11209
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Harbor tug.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
VanSlyke & Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
36.8'
Beam:
10.2'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (old style):
16
Tonnage (gross):
8.12
Final Disposition
Date:
  1887
How:
Abandoned.
History

1864 Owned John Carse, Erie, PA.

1866 Owned William Crestel, Erie.

1876 Owned O'Brien & Co., Erie.

1879 Owned P. O'Brien, Erie.

1880 Collision with propeller NEWBURG.

1883 Rebuilt.

1884 Owned T. Mahoney et al, Erie; 8 tons.

1887 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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HERCULES (1863, Tug (Towboat))