BARNES, FRANK C. (1892, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
120894
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manistee, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Nelson Thorsen
Built on Bottom of:
OSGOOD, J. C. (1868)
Original Owner and Location:
A. O. Wheeler, Manistee, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 18", 240hp @ 135rpm non-condensing engine built 1878. 5 1/2' x 11', 95# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
66.58'
Beam:
16.25'
Depth:
7.16'
Tonnage (gross):
46
Tonnage (net):
29
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
 Nov 1915
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
All hands lost.
History

1904 Owned Oscar Olson, Duluth, MN.

1906 Owned Thunder Bay Contracting Co., Ltd., Pt. Arthur, ONT; C116386, 66.58 x 16.25 x 7.16; 63 gross tons/43 net tons.

1913 Owned Canadian Towing & Wrecking Co., Ltd., Pt. Arthur, ONT.

1915 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal.

1915, Nov 1 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

BARNES, FRANK C. (1892, Tug (Towboat))
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BARNES, FRANK C. (1892, Tug (Towboat))