WILLIAMS, KATE (1862, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
14040
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
H.N. Winslow & N.C. Winslow, Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
110.62'
Beam:
20.93'
Depth:
9.83'
Tonnage (old style):
212.36
History

1862, September 24 Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio

1863, July 14 Largest tow to Lake Erie, 10 loaded vessels

1868 123.82 gross tons

1871 Housed in

1873 New boiler

1875 Owned John Hosmer, Detroit, Michigan

1875, July Broken cylinder head; towed to Port Huron

1879 Owned Murphy Brothers, Detroit

1885 112.6 x 20.9 x 9.8', 164.89 gross/110.88 net tons

1886 Owned Detroit Tug & Wrecking Company, W.J. Murphy, president;

with BALIZE, GLADIATOR & several schooners

1893 Chime whistle from this vessel to tug JOE DUDLEY

1899 22 + 40 x 30", 370hp at 90rpm steeple compound engine by

J. Murphy & Company, Detroit (1886); one firebox boiler 8 x 17'

at 85 pounds steam by Detroit Locomotive Works (1873)

1900, May 5 Owned E.G. Crosby, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1903, January Chartered by Lake Shore Stone Company, Milwaukee

1906 Owned Martin Dredge Company, Escanaba, Michigan

1910 Engine into tug JOHN HUNSADER (1910), boiler into tug

LEATHAM D. SMITH, US218159

1918, June 30 Abandoned

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

WILLIAMS, KATE (1862, Tug (Towboat))
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