WALES (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
83375
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sarnia, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Parry & John Dyble
Original Owner:
J. C. Hughston & Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 3/8", 22 3/8" x 20", 520hp, 120rpm engine, E. E. Gilbert, Montreal, QUE, engine from WALES, 1864 7' X 15', 80# steam firebox boilers
Dimensions
Length:
126'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
350
Tonnage (net):
238
History

1884 Owned Muskako Mill & Lumber Co., Toronto, ONT

1890, May 14 Sunk, collision with steambarge CANISTEO, Tonawanda Island, Niagara River

1890, Jun 19 Raised, drydocked, repaired

1892, Feb Owned Captain F. T. Hackett, Amherstburg, ONT; used for wrecking work

1900 Based at Windsor, doing wrecking work

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

WALES (1881, Tug (Towboat))
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WALES (1881, Tug (Towboat))