INMAN, B.B. (1895, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
3651
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jenks Ship Building Co.
Master Carpenter:
A.M. Carpenter
Original Owner and Location:
Inman Tug Co., Dutluth, MN.
Ownership Notes:
Byron B. Inman, owner.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18, 36 x 30" engine, 375hp @ 120rpm by Phoenix Iron Works, 1895; engine to tug LOUISIANA, 1917. 9 x 12" firebox boiler, 140# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
89.03
Tonnage (net):
60.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Park Point near Duluth, MN.
Lake Superior.
Date:
15 Apr 1929
How:
Wrecked.
GPS:
Latitude: 46 degrees 46' 44" N Longitude: 92 degrees 05' 28" W
Notes:
In tow of tug MASSACHUSETTS to be burned on Lake Superior, broke free & wrecked at Park Point.
History

1895, Jun 6 Launched.

1895, Jul 3 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1895, Jul 17 Enrolled Duluth, MN; cost $15,000.

1897, May 22 Owned Jenks Shipbuilding Co., Port Huron; A.M. Carpenter, secretary.

1899, Oct 28 Owned Mary R.Inman, Duluth, MN.

1899, Nov 3 Owned Inman Tug Co., Duluth.

1899, Nov 3 Owned Union Towing & Wrecking Co., Duluth.

1902 Bottom caulked.

1916, Jul 15 Documets surrendered as abandoned.

1917 Engine to tug LOUISIANA; hull converted to floating workshop.

1929, Apr Wrecked Park Point near Duluth.

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

INMAN, B.B. (1895, Tug (Towboat))
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INMAN, B.B. (1895, Tug (Towboat))