WALKER, JAMES A. (1887, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
92383
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Rooney
Original Owner and Location:
Montreal Transportation Co., Kingston
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
19", 32" x 26", 370hp, 85rpm engine, Kingston Locomotive Works, 1887 9' x 13' 6", 108# steam firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
105'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
184
Tonnage (net):
98
History

1888, Oct 4 Repaired

1888, Oct 29 Damaged, collision with propeller MINNEAPOLIS, went into drydock, repaired

1898, Oct 22 Foundered near Nicholsons Island, Lake Ontario

1898, Nov 21 Raised by Donnelly Co.

1899 Owned Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal

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

WALKER, JAMES A. (1887, Tug (Towboat))
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WALKER, JAMES A. (1887, Tug (Towboat))