ADAMS, A. C. (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
105994
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
24
Builder Name:
Union Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
M.M. Drake
Original Owner and Location:
James Ash et al, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20" engine. 1 firebox boiler 6'6" x 13' 100 lbs pressure.
Dimensions
Length:
62'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
41.76
Tonnage (net):
20.88
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth Harbor
Lake Superior
Date:
  1923
How:
Abandoned
GPS:
Latitude: 325860 Longitude: 45821.4
History

Cost $12,000. Used in Hand's Tug Line, Buffalo.

1882, Apr 19 Sold to J.H. Gillett, Marquette, MI for $10,500.

1888 62'8" x 16' x 9'.

1889, Jun 19 Ran on reef off Sandy Island, Lake Superior

1890, Mar 27 Owner Smith-Fee Tug Line, Duluth, MN.

1892, Jun 25 Sunk in collision, Superior, WI.

1893, Oct 14 Owned B.B. Inman, Duluth, MN.

1899, Date Unknown Owned Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, OH.

1899, Nov 3 Owner Union Towing & Wrecking Co., Duluth MN.

1912 Made floating machine shop, Duluth.

1923, Jan 2 Documents surrendered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Lorne Joyce
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

ADAMS, A. C. (1881, Tug (Towboat))
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ADAMS, A. C. (1881, Tug (Towboat))