SAUCY JIM (1887, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
92305
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Meaford, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Alfred Morrill
Original Owner and Location:
John & James Gridley, Penetanguishene or Collingwood, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
One 14 3/8 + 24 x 16", 200hp @ 130rpm engine by David Bell Works, Buffalo, NY. 6'6" x 11' @ 80# steam, firebox boiler (1887).
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
16' 6"
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
93.29
Tonnage (net):
63.44
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Christian Island, northwest of Midland, ONT. Georgian Bay. Lake Huron
Date:
26 Nov 1910
How:
Burned at wharf.
History

1891 Owned John Gridley, Collingwood.

1897 Owned Frank Scott, Collingwood; harbor tug.

1901 Recovered cargo of lumber from wreck, schooner W.L. WETMORE that went aground & wrecked on Russell Reef, Georgian Bay the previous Nov.

1905 Pushed the still burning CITY OF COLLINGWOOD to her final resting place at Collingwood.

1910, Nov 26 Burned at wharf.

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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SAUCY JIM (1887, Tug (Towboat))