CANFIELD, FRANK (1875, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
120256
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rand & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
Canfield Tug Line, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Machinery from tug JOHN T. EDWARDS (1866). 18.5" cylinder, 20" stroke, 290hp at 130 rpm, Farrar & Trefts, Buffalo, NY. One 6'4" x 11' firebox boiler, 100 pounds steam.
Dimensions
Length:
62.6'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (gross):
48
Tonnage (net):
25
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Big Sable Point, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Apr 1904
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Pushed onto bar after steering chain parted, broke up & sank.
History

1889 Rebuilt, owned A.O. Wheeler, Manistee, MI.

1904, Apr 11 Wrecked; last owned Barnes & Co., Ludington, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

CANFIELD, FRANK (1875, Tug (Towboat))
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CANFIELD, FRANK (1875, Tug (Towboat))