THOMPSON, DAVID G. (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85306
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Robinson
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Company, Montreal, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
Dimensions
Length:
103' 3"
Beam:
17' 3"
Depth:
9' 8"
Tonnage (gross):
182
Tonnage (net):
75
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Tecumseh Reef, southeast Port Maitland, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
26 Mar 1927
How:
Wrecked
History

1899 Owned Montreal, Quebec; 19 + 34 x 26", 375hp at 100rpm by Canada

Locomotive Works, Kingston, Ontario (1887); 1 firebox boiler,

9' 6" x 13' at 118 pounds steam by Canada Locomotive Engine Works

(1892)

1927, March 26 Struck Tecumseh Reef, southeast of Port Maitland,

Ontario, Lake Erie; later went to pieces

1930 Owned Kilmer & Barber, Limited, Toronto, Ontario; home port

Montreal, Quebec

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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THOMPSON, DAVID G. (1883, Tug (Towboat))