LEE, R. PORTER (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
110473
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John H. Mahar
Original Owner and Location:
Hingston & Woods, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13 x 14" stroke, 170hp at 100rpm engine by Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
41' 8"
Beam:
12' 3"
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
13
History

1891 New boiler, firebox boiler, 4' 6" x 9', 130 pounds steam.

1897, Jun 6 Aground Niagara Reef, Lake Erie.

1899 Owned G.H. Breymann, Toledo, OH.

1900, Jul Captain J.B. Dewey, Monroe, MI, will have a hull built for the machinery of the tug R. PORTER LEE.

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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LEE, R. PORTER (1881, Tug (Towboat))