VIOLET (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
161617
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 10", 120hp at 145rpm by St.Joseph Iron Works, St.Joseph, Michigan (1890) 5 x 7' scotch boiler, 110 pounds steam by St.Joseph Iron Works (1884)
Dimensions
Length:
47.8'
Beam:
12.6'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
18
Tonnage (net):
9
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Charlevoix, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
24 Dec 1910
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Foundered in storm
History

1899 Owned Alex Crew, St.Joseph, Michigan

1910, December 24 Wrecked, Lake Michigan; commercial fishing tug

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

VIOLET (1890, Tug (Towboat))
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VIOLET (1890, Tug (Towboat))