WELCOME (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
81301
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:
Peter Ditchy, Sandusky, Ohio
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 x 22", 150hp engine 140 pounds steam firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
68.7'
Beam:
17.1'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
58.18
Tonnage (net):
29.09
History

1892, August Owned Williams, Daugherty & Upham, Duluth, Wisconsin

1895 Owned E.T. Williams & Sons

1901 Owned J.R. Williams

1905 Owned Lake Superior Construction & Dock Company

1907 Owned Oscar Jarsch

1908 Owned Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Chicago, Illinois

1920 Reportedly abandoned for age about this year

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

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WELCOME (1890, Tug (Towboat))