FLORENCE (1885, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
88309
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Levis, QUE
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Maritime & Industrial Co. Ltd.
Original Owner and Location:
Sincennes McNaughton & Co., Levis, QUE.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
Propulsion Notes:
18 & 36 x 24" engine, 450hp, 120rpm by Maritime & Industrial Co. Ltd., Sorel, QUE, 1885.
Dimensions
Length:
91'
Beam:
19' 8"
Depth:
11' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
113
Tonnage (net):
30
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Timber Island, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
14 Nov 1933
Final Depth:
80'
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Sprang leak & foundered. 1942 Removed.
History

1899 Owned Jewell & Co., Quebec City, QUE.

1900 Owned Thomas Trembley, Chicoutimi, QUE.

1903 Owned Hackett Co., Amherstburg, ONT.

1906 Owned Quebec Transporation & Forwarding Co., QUE.

1912 Sotch boiler from L. Mathieson & Co., New Glasgow, NSC; 1912; 16.5' x 11.25', 120 # steam.

1914 Owned George Hall Coal Co., Montreal, QUE.

1921 Same owner.

1923 Owned St. John Drydock & Shipbuilding Co., St. John, NLA.

1927 Owned Essex Transportation Co., Windsor, ONT; sand & gravel trade.

1928 - 32 Towed GREAT WESTERN & ONTARIO.

1932 Owned Florence Transportation Co., Toronto, ONT.

1932 Sunk at dock, Windsor, Ontario.

1933 Owned Dominion Tankers; refitted.

1933, Mar 16 Reportedly sunk, west end of Michigan Central Railroad dock, Windsor.

1933, Nov 14 Sunk, Lake Ontario.

1942 Removed.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Great Lakes Register
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

FLORENCE (1885, Tug (Towboat))
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










FLORENCE (1885, Tug (Towboat))