RED CLOUD (1882, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
110578
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Samuel Gibson
Original Owner and Location:
George Field, Ashtabula, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 22", 325hp @ 125rpm engine by Bell Engine Works, Buffalo, NY. 7 x 13' @ 98# steam, firebox boiler by Bell Engine Works.
Dimensions
Length:
62'
Beam:
15' 6"
Depth:
8' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
40
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cedar Point, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Sep 1899
How:
Sunk in storm.
Notes:
No casualties.
History

1883 Engaged in harbor towing, Ashtabula, OH.

1893 Rebuilt.

1899 Owned Ashtabula Tug Co., Ashtabula.

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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RED CLOUD (1882, Tug (Towboat))