ADVANCE (1861, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bedford Mills, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: "Canal and River tug." Round stern, carvel built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Saunders
Master Carpenter:
Geo. Chaffee & Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
George Chaffee & Bros., Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
66.3'
Beam:
10.6'
Depth:
7.1'
Tonnage (old style):
40.59
History

1866 Canal and river tug.

1869, Apr 19 Sold to Thomson Smith of Toronto.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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 (1861, Tug (Towboat))