RUBY (1886, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
110728
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
54.8'
Beam:
14.1'
Depth:
6.2'
Tonnage (gross):
33
Tonnage (net):
16
History

1887 14.5 x 14, 215hp at 125rpm, HPNC engine built by Sutton Brothers,

Buffalo, New York

1889 5' x 10', 120 pounds steam, firebox boiler built by P. Divine &

Company, Chicago, Illinois

1899 Owned J.A. Mahon, Chicago

1902, August Owned Lydon & Drew, Saugatuck, Michigan (?); assisted in

dredging channel at Saugatuck

1903, June Broke shoe, repaired at Chicago; engaged in towing dump

scows

1908 Assisted in dredging between piers, Saugatuck Harbor

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

RUBY (1886, Tug (Towboat))
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RUBY (1886, Tug (Towboat))