CRAMER, J. W. (1874, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
75636
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. Notter
Original Owner and Location:
J.W. Cramer, Tonawanda, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
53'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
23
Tonnage (net):
11
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Horseshoe Reef, near Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Oct 1884
How:
Grounded on reef & broke up in storm.
History

1879 Owned M. Scanlon, Tonawanda, NY.

1884 Rebuilt; 41hp engine.

1884, Oct 17 Wrecked, Horseshoe Reef, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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CRAMER, J. W. (1874, Tug (Towboat))