CARRINGTON, E.T. (1876, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
135211
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bangor (W. Bay City), MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Theophilus Boston
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15.5" x 17" engine; 80 hp. 5' x 10' firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
76'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
5.2'
Tonnage (gross):
57
Tonnage (net):
48
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles out, NE of Duluth.
Lake Superior.
Date:
23 Aug 1907
How:
Foundered.
GPS:
Latitude: 46deg 52' 30" N Longitude: 91deg 45' 00" W
Notes:
Bound Ashland, WI to Duluth, MN; crew rescued.
History

1876, Apr 21 Owned Rifle River Boom Co., Bay City, MI.

1894, Mar 19 Owned B.B. Inman, Duluth, MN.

1897 Sank in Lime Kiln slip; stripped, machinery hauled 60 miles to Leech Lake to be put into new sidewheel hull.

1898, May 4 Owned Mary R. Inman.

1898 Rebuilt as screw steamer.

1899, Aug 22 Propeller; 76.3 x 19.1 x 6.1; 52 gross tons.

1901, Mar 28 Owned Cornelius O. Flynn, Duluth.

1903, May 4 Owned Oatka Steamship Co., Duluth.

1905 Owned Walter S. Lloyd, Duluth; in ferry service, Duluth Ship Canal.

1907, Aug 23 Lost, Lake Superior.

1907, Sep 9 Documents surrendered; total loss.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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

CARRINGTON, E.T. (1876, Tug (Towboat))
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CARRINGTON, E.T. (1876, Tug (Towboat))