RESCUE (1885, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
88244
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Desoronto, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Rathbun Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
Capt. William Evans
Original Owner and Location:
Rathbun Co., Desoronto, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
17" x 16" British engine; 96hp; rebuilt 1885 by James A. Davis, Desoronto.
Dimensions
Length:
62'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
52
Tonnage (net):
35
History

1893 Owned Desoronto Navigation Co.

1897 Large repairs; original engine replaced with high pressure non-condensing engine; 22" x 16"; 180hp @160rpm by J. McDougall Iron Works, Montreal; 1886; 1 firebox boiler; 5' x 12'3"; 85#.

1908-28 Owned Rathbun Co.

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

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RESCUE (1885, Tug (Towboat))