ADVENTURER (1895, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1895
Official Number:
107174
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Two Harbors, MN
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Alexander Strand, Two Harbors, MN
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 x 18", 125hp at 120 rpm. Built by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron. 1 Firebox 5'4" x 12', 100#.
Dimensions
Length:
51.42'
Beam:
11.16'
Depth:
6.25'
Tonnage (gross):
16.32
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Ontonagon Lighthouse, Ontonagon, MI. Lake Superior
Date:
16 Dec 1906
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
None
Notes:
Broke from tug TRAMP, drifted ashore. Abandoned, dismantled.
History

1906, Dec 16 Wrecked near Ontonagon Lighthouse, Ontonagon, MI, Lake Superior.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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

ADVENTURER (1895, Tug (Towboat))
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ADVENTURER (1895, Tug (Towboat))