FISCHER, S. M. (1896, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
116717
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Double bottoms, 3 watertight bulkheads, shelter deck.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Michigan Car Ferry Transportation Co., Toledo, OH.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
18.30 + 50 x 36" engine. Two 11'6" x 11'6", 170psi scotch boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
22'
Tonnage (gross):
628
Tonnage (net):
457
History

1898, May 1 To be inspected South Chicago by government officials to be sent to coast.

1913 Worked on I. W. NICHOLAS wreck off Alpena, MI.

1919, Jul 25 Owned French Government.

1924, Mar 6 Enrollment surrendered New York; apparently sold to French government.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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

FISCHER, S. M. (1896, Tug (Towboat))
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FISCHER, S. M. (1896, Tug (Towboat))