EMERSON, GEORGE (1888, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
85843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George H. Notter
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16" x 18" engine, 1884. 6' x 11' boiler, 107 # steam, 1884.
Dimensions
Length:
61.6'
Beam:
15.2'
Depth:
6.8'
Tonnage (gross):
35.13
Tonnage (net):
17.57
Final Disposition
Notes:
EMERSON found in 15 feet of water, engine intact & upright. No date or other details.
History

1889 - 99 Owned Charles S. Baker, Superior, WI; later Duluth, MN; rebuilt.

1930 Owned Lake Superior Paper Co., Sault Ste. Marie, ONT; C122437; 61' x 15' x 8'6", 31 gross tons.

1941 Out of Canadian Registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
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

EMERSON, GEORGE (1888, Tug (Towboat))
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EMERSON, GEORGE (1888, Tug (Towboat))