LEE, FRED A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
121019
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Stewart
Original Owner and Location:
D.N. Runnels, Port Huron, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 22" stroke, 280hp at 100rpm engine by Farrar & Trefts, Buffalo, NY. 6'8" x 12, 140 pounds steam firebox boiler, Schofield & Co., Port Huron, MI.
Dimensions
Length:
70'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
60.12
Tonnage (net):
40.89
Final Disposition
Final Location:
12 minutes of Point aux Barques.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 Nov 1936
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Bound Sarnia, ONT - Sault Ste. Marie, foundered in heavy seas & sank immediately, all hands lost, 5 in crew.
History

1896, Mar Launched at Port Huron, MI.

1896, May 13 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1899, Jun Owned Hingston & Woods, Buffalo, NY from Charles L. Boughton, Port Huron.

1908 Owned Lake Erie Dredging Co., Port Huron.

1915 Owned S.L. Penhorwood, Sault Ste. Marie, ONT; C134379.

1936, Nov Lost on Lake Huron.

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

LEE, FRED A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))
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LEE, FRED A. (1896, Tug (Towboat))