DAVIS, TOWNSEND (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
145580
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
58
Builder Name:
Union Dry Dock Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Hand & Johnson Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
22 x 24", 350hp at 130rpm engine by Whitman Co., Buffalo, NY (1890); engine to ALPENA (1917). 8' x 14', 135# steam firebox boiler by M. Riter, Buffalo, NY (1890).
Dimensions
Length:
70.16'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
10.33'
Tonnage (gross):
67
Tonnage (net):
33
Final Disposition
Date:
  1916
How:
Abandoned & dismantled.
History

1890, Nov Launched.

1896, Jun Out of commission.

1899 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co, Cleveland, OH.

1916 Abandoned; engine to ALPENA (1917).

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

DAVIS, TOWNSEND (1890, Tug (Towboat))
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DAVIS, TOWNSEND (1890, Tug (Towboat))