MARY (1874, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
90739
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Original Owner and Location:
George Hardison, Port Huron, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine: 18 x 20" stroke, 45 hp, built by Farrar & Trefts, Buffalo, New York.
Dimensions
Length:
67.5'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
52
History

1874, Sep 7 Launched Port Huron, Michigan.

1879 Owned J. Mathews, Sarnia, Ontario; Canadian registration # C71214.

1886 Same owner, readmeasured 62 gross/28 net tons.

1894, Sep 5 Sunk Lake Erie; enroute to Runnells.

1901 Re-engined wtih a fore & aft compound, 15,30 x 22" stroke, 200 hp

@ 110 rpm, built by Pontbriand Company, Sorel, Quebec; firebox

boiler , 6'10" x 12'2", 110 # steam, built by John Inglis &

Company, Toronto, Ontario.

1906 Owned Montreal Transfer Company, Montreal, Quebec.

1907 Transferred to Montreal.

1918, Nov 17 Sunk at Iroquois, St. Lawrence River.

1921, Apr Owned Donnelly Wrecking Co., Kingston, ONT.

1943 Out of Canadian registry

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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MARY (1874, Tug (Towboat))