HOWARD, R.L. (1856, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dunnville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. McSwain
Original Owner and Location:
D. McSwain, Dunnville, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
77'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
119
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Dalhousie, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
24 Oct 1867
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Towing 3 scows.
Notes:
Bound Toronto - Port Dalhousie, sprung leak & sank; scows rescued by tug YOUNG LION.
History

1856 Registered Ontario.

1861, Sep 11 Owned L. McCallum, Dunville, ONT.

1861, Sep Cut loose large raft logs in gale.

1862, Nov Damaged, Point Abino in Lake Erie gale.

1867 Ran Port Maitland, ONT - Buffalo, NY with barge SARAH ANN.

1867, Mar 29 Owned Alfred Coony, Port Dalhousie, ONT.

1867, May Repaired.

1867, Oct 24 Foundered, Lake Ontario.

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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HOWARD, R.L. (1856, Tug (Towboat))