CLAUDE (1879, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1879
Official Number:
125725
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
T.S. White, Grand Haven, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16" x 16", 185hp @ 125rpm, HPNC engine. 6'6" x 11', 90psi, firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
67.8'
Beam:
15.2'
Depth:
6.1'
Tonnage (gross):
42.89
Tonnage (net):
21.41
History

1887, Jun 14 Owned W.A. Doherty, Menominee, MI.

1888, Jul 21 Owned H.W. Nelson, Menominee.

1889, Apr 10 Owned W.N. Davis, Menominee, MI.

1896, Dec 19 Owned Matthew Burns, Marinette, WI.

1897, May 22 Owned George D. Nau of Nau Tug Line Green Bay, WI.

1900, May 19 Rebuilt including new timbers, planking, boiler, & lengthening of stern.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. Patrick Labadie
Milwaukee Public Library
Newspaper Clippings
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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CLAUDE (1879, Tug (Towboat))