EMERY, TEMPLE (1886, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
145421
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: One stack.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
12
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
James Davidson, West Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
83.2'
Beam:
20.6'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (gross):
155
Tonnage (net):
78
Final Disposition
Final Location:
South Chicago.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1930
How:
Dismantled.
History

1886, Jun 24 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1887 Chartered to John Spry Lumber Co. to tow logs to Lake Superior.

1888 Owned Two Rivers Manufacturing Co., Two Rivers, WI; Mann Brothers; ran wood rafts up to 2 million feet

1891, Nov Lost 2 scows & 18 men in gale.

1906 Owned W.L. Martin, Cheboygan, MI.

1911 Rebuilt, 88 gross / 60 net tons, 1 deck.

1912 Owned Buffalo Dredging Co., Buffalo, NY.

1920 In Duluth, MN, District.

1923 Abandoned due to age.

1927 In Chicago, IL District.

1930 Dismantled, South Chicago by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Great Lakes Register
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

EMERY, TEMPLE (1886, Tug (Towboat))
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EMERY, TEMPLE (1886, Tug (Towboat))