DEFIANCE (1859, Tug (Towboat))
Identification
Year of Build:
1859
Official Number:
6408
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Gay & Fordham
Original Owner and Location:
Ryer & Hubbard, Sandusky, OH.
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
70.6'
Beam:
14.4'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (old style):
51
Final Disposition
Date:
1870
How:
Abandoned.
History

1859 Enrolled Toledo, OH.

1866 Owned Ryker, Toledo.

1867, Apr 27 Owned Franklin A. Curtin, E. Saginaw, MI; 30.49 gross / 27.88 net tons.

1870, Jul Collision with schooner JUPITER in Saugatuck River, MI; foremast lost.

1870 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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DEFIANCE (1859, Tug (Towboat))