SHELDON, CORA A. (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
126228
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jas. Elliot
Original Owner and Location:
Portage Lake Towing Co., Houghton, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20" engine.
Dimensions
Length:
65.1'
Beam:
16.6'
Depth:
9.2'
Tonnage (gross):
51.91
Tonnage (net):
27.46
History

1885, May 10 Burned & scuttled to prevent further damage at Houghton, MI.

1891, Oct 11 Machinery failed on Lake Superior.

1899 Owned Jos Croze.

1930 Owned Ralph W. Jex, Toledo, OH; 65 x 16'7" x 9'3", 54 gross/ 27 net tons; HPNC engine; one 7 x 11' @ 150# steam. firebox boiler, Marquette, MI (1912).

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

SHELDON, CORA A. (1883, Tug (Towboat))
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SHELDON, CORA A. (1883, Tug (Towboat))