FRANCIS, W. C. (1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
69526
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George H. Notter
Original Owner:
F.L. Danforth et al
Ownership Notes:
James M. Carroll, James Ash, James Byers.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 20" engine & wheel by Sutton Brothers. Boiler, Phillip Riter.
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
38
History

1876 Owned Montreal.

1878 Owned Vital Paradis, Montreal, QUE.

1888 Rebuilt 64 x 15' 6" x 8' 6"; 37 gross / 13 net tons; owned McNaughton & Co., Montreal, QUE.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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FRANCIS, W. C. (1873, Tug (Towboat))