CASCADE (1892, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
126913
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O'Grady & Maher
Original Owner and Location:
Hand & Johnson Tug Line, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
25 x 28", 420 hp @ 120 rpm, non-condensing engine built by Whitman & Co., Buffalo, NY, 1892. 9' x 15', 145# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
73.42'
Beam:
17.66'
Depth:
10.42'
Tonnage (gross):
77
Tonnage (net):
38
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1,000' NE Lorian, OH breakwall.
Lake Erie.
Date:
24 Jan 1904
How:
Damaged by ice & sank.
Notes:
Crew escaped.
History

1895 Owned Elihu M. Pierce & Walter R. Wood, Lorain & Cleveland, OH.

1904, Jan 24 Sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CASCADE (1892, Tug (Towboat))