WADSWORTH, EVA (1871, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1871
Official Number:
8723
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
20hp engine
Dimensions
Length:
50'
Beam:
10'
Depth:
4.6'
Tonnage (gross):
23.67
Tonnage (net):
11.84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rices Point, Duluth, Minnesota, Lake Superior
Date:
13 Nov 1890
How:
Burned & scuttled
History

1872 Owned S.S. Vaughn, Bayfield, Wisconsin; improved, from Erie,

Pennsylvania

1882 Enrolled Marquette District

1884 Owned C. Johnson, port of hail L'Anse, Michigan

1888 Owned C. Bush, port of hail L'Anse

1888, July At anchor in Marquette, kerosene lantern exploded; fire

extinguished before hose cart arrived

1889 April Owned George Lloyd, Duluth, Minnesota; picking up stray

logs at Bayfield, Wisconsin

1889, November Went ashore near Bayfield; pulled off

1890, November Partially destroyed by fire & scuttled near Rices

Point, Duluth

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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WADSWORTH, EVA (1871, Tug (Towboat))