FOLSOM, OSCAR (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
19398
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13 x 14" stroke, 140hp @ 140rpm by Sutton Bros., Buffalo, NY. 4' x 8'6" @ 80# steam firebox boiler by P. Riter & Co., Buffalo.
Dimensions
Length:
41'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
11
Tonnage (net):
6
History

1879 Owned Souter, Buffalo, NY.

1891, Dec 31 Damaged by fire, Lorain, OH.

1899 Owned John Stang, Lorain.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes Register
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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FOLSOM, OSCAR (1873, Tug (Towboat))