DOWNS, KITTIE (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
161001
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Laird
Original Owner and Location:
William Downs, Ashtabula, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 19" engine, 225hp, 135rpm, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY, 1890. 5'8" x 11' firebox boiler, 150# steam, C.M. Riter, Buffalo, NY, 1890.
Dimensions
Length:
63.2'
Beam:
16.4'
Depth:
6.1'
Tonnage (gross):
34
Tonnage (net):
16
Final Disposition
Date:
  1917
How:
Dismantled & abandoned.
History

1890, Aug 2 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1896 Owned Ashtabula Tug Co, Ashtabula, OH.

1899 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co, Cleveland, OH.

1913 Owned The Breakwater Co, Cleveland.

1917 Dismantled & abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
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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