LAWRENCE, A.W. (1880, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
105948
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
48
Tonnage (net):
24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off North Point, near Milwaukee.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1888
How:
Boiler exploded.
Notes:
Crew of 6 - 4 killed; survivors rescued by tug MERRILL.
History

1880 Enrolled Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1885 72' x 16' x 9', 50.62 gross / 24.21 net tons.

1888, Oct 30 Boiler exploded, Lake Michigan; owned John McCoy et al, Milwaukee, 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

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LAWRENCE, A.W. (1880, Tug (Towboat))