SMITH, SARAH (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
115920
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
17
Builder Name:
F.W. Wheeler & Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 16" stroke engine, 180hp @ 130 rpm; built by Samuel F. Hodge Iron Works, Detroit, MI; 1 firebox boiler, 5'6" x 10', 80# steam; built by Jho McKinnon & Co., Bay City, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
5' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
45
Tonnage (net):
30
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Minnesota Point.
Lake Superior.
Date:
18 Aug 1908
How:
Fire.
Notes:
Caught fire from overheated stove; burned to total loss; no loss of life.
History

1883 Owned Peter Smith, W. Bay City, MI.

1895 Lost raft of logs on Lake Michigan off Seul Choix Point.

1899 Owned L.S. Boutell, Bay City, MI.

1908, Aug 18 Burned to total loss.

Notes
From the Collection of:
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

SMITH, SARAH (1883, Tug (Towboat))
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SMITH, SARAH (1883, Tug (Towboat))