FLORA (1889, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
120798
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Elliott
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
44.8'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
3.8'
Tonnage (gross):
18.33
Tonnage (net):
14.33
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Northport, MI, Grand Traverse Bay.
Lake Michgan.
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Swamped & sunk in storm.
History

1889, Oct 25 Launched at Roger & Bird's yard, Saugatuck, MI.

1895 Owned Chicago party, IL.

1899 Owned John E. Wood.

Date Unknown Swamped & sank in storm.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

FLORA (1889, Tug (Towboat))
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FLORA (1889, Tug (Towboat))