WILLIAMS, CAROLINE (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
5811
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Henry J. Williams
Original Owner and Location:
Williams, McNaughton & Wood, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
68.2'
Beam:
15.8'
Depth:
8.3'
Tonnage (gross):
39.22
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles WSW Big Pt.Sable, near Ludington, Lake Michigan
Date:
22 Apr 1884
How:
Burned
Notes:
Burned & sank, crew rescued by damaged schooner WATERTOWN in her tow
History

1868, July 10 Owned John Canfield, Manistee, Michigan; part of

Canfield Tug Lines with HUNTER SAVIDGE, JOHN T. EDWARDS,

MUD HEN & J.W.PARSONS

1871, June 21 Owned Canfield & Wheeler

1876, March 13 Broken engine off Point Sauble; rescued by tug FRANK

CANFIELD near Ludington, Michigan

1876, December 7 Owned Canfield, Wheeler & Grewuch

1877, November Lost smoke stack in colision with bridge near Manistee

1878 Best wrecking apparatus on the shore

1879, September 15 61.07 gross/48.7 net tons

1884, April 22 Burned, Lake Michigan

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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WILLIAMS, CAROLINE (1868, Tug (Towboat))