DIXIE (1888, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
92656
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Wm. Ross & Son
Original Owner and Location:
W.E. & Frederick Tench, Chippewa, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12" cylinder x 12" stroke; 16hp engine by Knight & Sisson, Buffalo, 1874.
Dimensions
Length:
56'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
4.5'
Tonnage (gross):
37
Tonnage (net):
25
History

1891 Wrecked by explosion, Niagara River.

1897, Dec 2 Registry closed.

1899 Owned Monigstor, Chippewa.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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DIXIE (1888, Tug (Towboat))