RESCUE (1878, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
71116
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alford Merrill
Original Owner and Location:
Wm. Alexander Clark, Collingwood, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10" x 12" engine by C. Banley, Collingwood, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
56'
Beam:
13.5'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
44
History

1879 Owned W.A. Clark.

1880, Mar Purchased by McIntosh, McDonald & McRae from Smith, Ripley & Co. for use in fish trade.

1884 Owned C.P. McIntosh; homeport Meaford, ONT.

1886 Same owner; 56 tons.

1891 Listed 16 tons; owned Victoria Lumber Co.

1912, Feb 29 Register closed; abandoned years earlier.

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

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RESCUE (1878, Tug (Towboat))