GAUTHIER, GORDON (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
88625
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wallaceburg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William John McDonald
Original Owner and Location:
Charles W. Gauthier, Sandwich, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12" X 12" Keri Brothers engine; built at Walkerville, ONT, 1884.
Dimensions
Length:
52.7'
Beam:
11.3'
Depth:
5.3'
Tonnage (gross):
20.82
Tonnage (net):
14.67
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Arthur, ONT, Thunder Bay.
Lake Superior.
Date:
9 Oct 1911
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Destroyed by fire in the harbor.
History

1884, Aug 13 Registered.

1886, Apr 26 Rebuilt; 53' X 12' X 5.6'; 26.38 gross / 17.94 tons.

1899 Owned S.F. Reeves, Windsor, ONT.

1911, Oct 9 Burned; owned Lake Superior Tug Co., Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, ONT.

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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GAUTHIER, GORDON (1883, Tug (Towboat))