ESCORT (1894, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1894
Official Number:
97010
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Colbourne, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Ross
Original Owner:
Carter Brothers
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x ? engine, 130hp, 130rpm, by Collingwood Steam Boat Co., ONT. 6' x 10' firebox boiler, 134 pounds steam, by Waterous Co., Brantford, ONT, 1905.
Dimensions
Length:
44.8'
Beam:
15.5'
Depth:
9.7'
Tonnage (gross):
40
Tonnage (net):
27
History

1899 Owned Carter Brothers, St. Catharines, ONT.

1905 6'x 10' firebox boiler by Waterous Co., Brantford, ONT.

1907 Sunk in collision with barge BENJAMIN HARRISON off Niagara Point.

1908 Rebuilt.

1930 Owned John J. Harrigan, Port Dalhousie, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

ESCORT (1894, Tug (Towboat))
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ESCORT (1894, Tug (Towboat))