EDNA, G. (1896, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
136545
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
35
Builder Name:
Cleveland Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Co., Duluth, MN.
Ownership Notes:
J.L. Greatsinger, president.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 + 40 x 30", 700hp at 90rpm engine by Cleveland Ship Building Co., 1896. 3'6" x 11'7" watertube boiler at 200 # steam by Babcock & Wilcox, New York, NY, 1896.
Dimensions
Length:
92' 6"
Beam:
23'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
154
Tonnage (net):
67
History

Built for use at Two Harbors, MN ore docks.

1896, Apr Launched.

1896, Jun 4 Enrolled Duluth, MN.

c1916 To Atlantic coast during World War I.

1960 Owned Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway Co., Duluth.

1979, Feb Lost propeller blade in heavy ice, Two Harbors.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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

EDNA, G. (1896, Tug (Towboat))
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EDNA, G. (1896, Tug (Towboat))