ADVANCE (1886, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
90775
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Windsor, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Round stern, carvel built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Bertman
Original Owner and Location:
William Balmer (Bulmer), Windsor, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 8" upright engine built at Buffalo, NY in 1865 by Shepard (Shipyard) Iron Works, 20hp.
Dimensions
Length:
48.8'
Beam:
15.1'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
72.37
Tonnage (net):
49.22
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Spanish River and Soo.
Lake Huron.
Date:
25 Oct 1903
How:
Fire
Notes:
Caught fire and burned, total loss. Towed to Soo while ablaze.
History

1897 Owned W. Holder, Windsor, ONT.

1903 Owned William A. Kennedy, Manitoulin Island.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ADVANCE (1886, Tug (Towboat))