WATSON, HARVEY (1893, Yacht)


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
96249
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Yacht
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
R.C. Brittain
Master Carpenter:
C.W. Durham
Original Owner and Location:
R.C. Brittain, Saugatuck
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 14", 110hp @ 135rpm engine by Murphy & Tarrant, Chicago, IL, 1880. 4'4" x 10'6" vertical boilers by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
57'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
37
Tonnage (net):
31
History

1894 Recaulked at Brittain's yard, Saugatuck.

1895, Jun 14 Owned J.C. Post et al, Holland, MI; passenger ferry for Macatawa Park association.

1896, Aug 30 Burned to water's edge, Holland.

1898, May 27 In ferry service.

1899 Owned Austin Harrington, Holland.

1899, Aug 4 In ferry service.

1920 Fish tug.

1926 Abandoned, possibly at A. Johnson shipyard, Green Bay, WI.

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

WATSON, HARVEY (1893, Yacht)
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