WILSON, THOMAS (1888, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
145484
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Reinforced bow
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O'Grady & Maher
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 x 24" engine 7'8" x 14' firebox marine boiler, 132 pounds steam
Dimensions
Length:
73.8'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
71
Tonnage (net):
35
History

1889, July Hand & Johnson Line; towed WESTERNS four barges Buffalo,

New York to Alpena, Michigan (480 miles) in record 64 hours

1899 Owned George Hall Coal Company, Ogdensburg, New York

1915 Abandoned or dismantled

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

WILSON, THOMAS (1888, Tug (Towboat))
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WILSON, THOMAS (1888, Tug (Towboat))