CUSHING, W. D. (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
26893
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Stevens & Presley
Master Carpenter:
Ira Lafrinier
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20" x 22"; 60hp. 80# Marine boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
62.3'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
39.74
Tonnage (net):
16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 Mi. outside of Cleveland harbor.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Apr 1900
Final Depth:
50'
How:
Sank.
History

1868 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1868, Jul Launched.

1869, Sep Damaged in collision with schooner REBECCA at Cleveland.

1871 Owned Bradley et al, Cleveland.

1877 Owned Capt. C. E. Benham.

1889, Nov Burned at Lorain, OH; owned Mary E. Archer, Cleveland; rebuilt.

1899 Owned Vessel Owners' Towing Co., Cleveland.

1900, Apr Stripped.

1900, Apr 11 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Great Lakes Register
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CUSHING, W. D. (1868, Tug (Towboat))