CARRINGTON, M.D. (1875, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
90792
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Iron
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Bell
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. M.T. Huntley, Toledo, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" x 23" engine, 140 rpm, Bell Engine Works, Buffalo, NY, 1875. 7' x 14' tubular boiler, 100# steam, David Bell, Buffalo.
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (gross):
64
Tonnage (net):
32
Final Disposition
Date:
  1949
How:
Dismantled.
History

1875-79 Owned M.T. Huntley, Toledo, OH; employed in Toledo harbor.

1885 Upper works burned at Baraga, MI; owned Nester & Co, Pequaming, MI.

1887, Apr 13 Owned Capt. Alex Ruehle, Detroit, MI.

1890, Feb 28 Upper works rebuilt in steel; new firebox boiler 6'2" x 12', Detroit Dry Dock Co.

1890, Mar 27 Owned H.G. Inman, Duluth, MN.

1899 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, OH.

1925 Owned White Star Line, Buffalo, NY.

1930 Owned Will & J. Blake, Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Newspaper Clippings
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, M.D. (1875, Tug (Towboat))
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CARRINGTON, M.D. (1875, Tug (Towboat))