SMITH, L.P. (1894, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
141326
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Steel
Builder Name:
Globe Iron Works
Master Carpenter:
Robert Kerr
Original Owner and Location:
L.P. & J.A. Smith, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20" stroke engine; 300hp @130 rpm; built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH., 1872; 1 firebox boiler, 6'6" x 12'; 150# steam, built by Wickes Bros., E. Saginaw, MI., 1891.
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
73
Tonnage (net):
36
History

1898, Oct 21 In collision with steamer OLYMPIA in Cleveland, OH harbor entrance; sunk with loss of 1 life(fireman); raised & repaired.

1908 Owned Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Chicago.

1922 New engiine & boiler; engine: HPNC, 20 x 24" stroke from Montaque Iron Works, Montaque, MI; firebox boiler 6'6" x 12', 150# steam, from Manitowoc Steam Boiler Works, Manitowoc, WI.

1951 Last listed.

1952 Dismantled.

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

SMITH, L.P. (1894, Tug (Towboat))
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SMITH, L.P. (1894, Tug (Towboat))