PORTER, ADMIRAL D.D.

Registry and Rig Information

Name PORTER, ADMIRAL D.D.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 980
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 118.00
Width 21.42
Depth 8.00
Gross Tonnage 192.65
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

Rebuilds Remeasured, Philadelphia, PA, 1865 (110.66 x 21.16 x 8; 111.88 gross). Canadian measures, 1878 (110.42 x 21.16 x 9.50; 152 gross). Rebuilt, 1881 (236 gross). U.S. measures, Port Huron, MI, April 17, 1889 (114.42 x 22.16 x 10; 195.48 gross - 97.74 net).
History First enrollment issued at Philadelphia, PA, November 21, 1864.First Great Lakes enrollment at Chicago, IL, July 9, 1867, from Temporary Register, New York, NY, May 13, 1867. Final U.S. enrollment surrendered at Buffalo, NY, December 31, 1878, as \"sold foreign.\"
Reenrolled at Port Huron, MI, April 17, 1889, as \"foreign wreck.\"
Philadelphia owners are as follows:
Thomas Clyde Nov 21, 1864 - May 31, 1877.
Delaware & Chesapeake Tow Boat Co. May 31, 1866 - May 13, 1867.
As ADMIRAL D.D. PORTER: Caught fire at Port Huron, MI, November 27, 1888, and burned off upper cabins.
Disposition Stranded on Victoria Island, Lake Superior, on June 13, 1921; caught fire and burned to a total loss.

Build Information

Builder Archibald, J.J.
Place Built Wilmington, DE
Date Built 1864-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PORTE, ADMIRAL D.D.1878-00-001889-00-00CANADA74376
HOWARD1889-00-001921-00-00U.S.980