SMITH, ANDREW J. (1876, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
105624
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Union Drydock Company
Original Owner and Location:
Labau Fortier, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
24.75 x 36" engine by King Iron Works, Buffalo, New York 8'6" x 18' tubular boiler, 45 pounds steam by M.Riter Company, Buffalo, New York
Dimensions
Length:
117.1'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
235.58
Tonnage (net):
168.15
History

1879 Owned L.B. Fortier, et.al., Buffalo, New York

1883 Owned Rice, et.al., Buffalo

1883 Owned S.A. Murphy, Detroit, Michigan

1886 Owned Preston Brady

1893 Rebuilt, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 235 gross tons, engine rebuilt as

steeple compound, 17", 36" x 36", 470hp, 95rpm; 11'6" x 13'

scotch boiler, 145 pounds steam by Manitowoc Boiler Works

1899 Owned Frank Perry, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

1905 Canadian, C117031, 117' x 23.6' x 8.6', 387 gross tons

1906 Owned Frank Perry, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; 239 gross tons

1908 Owned F.M. Perry, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; 209 gross tons

1920-21 Owned North Channel Tug Company, Cutler, Ontario, 209 gross

tons

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, ANDREW J. (1876, Tug (Towboat))
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SMITH, ANDREW J. (1876, Tug (Towboat))