ELEANOR (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Bedford Mills, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Chaffey
Master Carpenter:
W. Guthrie
Original Owner:
John Chaffey
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
47'
Beam:
10.3'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
22
Tonnage (net):
7
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pigeon Island.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
14 May 1891
Notes:
Towing two barges, sprang leak & sunk. 1891, Dec 31 Register closed.
History

1877, Jun Readmeasured 25 gross / 7 net tons.

1879, Aug 2 Owned J. Francis Swift, Kingston, ONT.

1887, Apr 19 Owned Charles Guildersleve, Kingston.

1891, May 14 Sunk off Pigeon Island, Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ELEANOR (1866, Tug (Towboat))