PRODIGY (1897, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1897
Official Number:
150751
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Barry Bros, Barry Towing & Wrecking Co., Chicago, IL
Ownership Notes:
Stationed Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15 & 30 x 20" engine; Frontier Iron Works, Detroit, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
82'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
8.3'
Tonnage (gross):
80.55
Tonnage (net):
54.78
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH. Lake Erie
Date:
  1909
How:
Dismantled.
Notes:
Possibly dismantled 1910; engine into steel tug JOHN M. TRUBY.
History

1899 Owned Miles Barry, Duluth, MN.

1900 Owned Dunham Towing Co., Chicago, IL.

1904 Firebox boiler; 8 x 14'.

1909 Dismantled Cleveland.

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

PRODIGY (1897, Tug (Towboat))
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PRODIGY (1897, Tug (Towboat))