WILLIAMS, ELIZA (1872, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
8882
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Composite
Builder Name:
David Bell
Original Owner and Location:
W.W. Williams & Company, Duluth, Minnesota
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
62.8'
Beam:
14.6'
Depth:
6.6'
Tonnage (gross):
37.21
Tonnage (net):
18.61
Final Disposition
Date:
  1911
How:
Abandoned
History

1872, September Launched

1872, Fall Broke engine en route Duluth, Minnesota, picked up by

schooner AMOSKEAG; returned to Detroit

1878 Marquette District

1879 Owned Williams & O., Duluth

1884, July 22 Owned John H. Upham & Ezra Williams, Duluth, Minnesota

1885 L'Anse, Michigan

1886, August Repaired & painted; chartered by B.B. Inman, Duluth

1888, January 23 Owned E.T. Williams, J.H. Upham, Frank Dougherty &

E.J. Upham

1890 Part of Williams, Upham & Company dredge fleet

1899 Owned Williams, Green & Williams, Duluth; 18.75 x 21" HPNC

engine, 6 x 12' firebox boiler

1907 Oscar Jorsch, Duluth

1908 Owned Canadian Towing & Wrecking Company, Port Arthur, Ontario

1911 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

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WILLIAMS, ELIZA (1872, Tug (Towboat))