DELTA (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
157109
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John B. Martel
Original Owner and Location:
I.H. Owen, Escanaba Lumber Company, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" x 18", 385hp, 125rpm, Torrent Engine Works, Chicago, IL.
Dimensions
Length:
64.9'
Beam:
18.9'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (gross):
47.1
Tonnage (net):
23.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Windmill Point, ONT.
Date:
23 Sep 1915
How:
Burned.
History

1883 Sep 21 Launched; to operate at Delta Co., WI, near Green Bay.

1884 Owned George Bartley, Escanaba, MI; wrecking tug.

1885 Owned at Marquette, MI.

1899 Owned Escanaba Towing & Wrecking Company.

1900 March 23 Leaking & sank at Cleveland.

1903 Owned L. Lantenslager, Great Lakes Towing Company, Buffalo, NY.

1915 Sep 23 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Marine Directory, R. L. Polk Co., Detroit
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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DELTA (1883, Tug (Towboat))