DICKINSON, WILLIAM (1893, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
81431
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. W. Heath
Original Owner and Location:
Barry Bros. Towing Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 1/2, 20 1/2 x 21" engine; 375hp @ 150rpm by R. Tarrant Iron Works. 9' x 14' firebox boiler by Johnston Bros.
Dimensions
Length:
78.2'
Beam:
19.5'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (gross):
78.98
Tonnage (net):
49.33
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Marine City, MI.
St. Clair River.
Date:
16 Sep 1923
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Destroyed by fire, McLouth Shipyard. 1923, Sep 29 Documents surrendered.
History

1900 Owned Dunham Towing Co., Chicago, IL.

1907 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, OH.

1923, Sep 11 Burned, St. Clair River.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
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

DICKINSON, WILLIAM (1893, Tug (Towboat))
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DICKINSON, WILLIAM (1893, Tug (Towboat))