TOMLINSON, G.A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
86387
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
(Barry Brothers) (B.B. Inman), Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine from steamer BELLE P. CROSS, 1870 26 x 32" engine by Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan
Dimensions
Length:
85.7'
Beam:
20.4'
Depth:
8.95'
Tonnage (gross):
78.62
Tonnage (net):
53.46
History

1896, May 12 Construction completed at Duluth, Minnesota; machinery &

cabins

1897, March 8 Owned Barry Towing & Wrecking Company

1899 Owned Miles Barry, Duluth; bottom sheathed with iron for ice

1900 Owned Dunham Towing Company, Chicago, Illinois

1902 Owned Thompson Towing & Wrecking Company, Port Huron, Michigan

1906 Owned Dunham ?; 20", 40" x 32" steeple compound engine,

9'6" x 12' firebox boiler

1907 Owned Great Lakes Towing Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1910 Reported dismantled, Cleveland; engine to tug MINNESOTA, 1910

1915 Out of registry

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

TOMLINSON, G.A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))
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TOMLINSON, G.A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))