CHENEY, O. W. (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
155034
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
23
Builder Name:
Union Dry Dock Co.
Master Carpenter:
Hozen & Chaney
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Maytham, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18.5" x 17", 350hp @ 115rpm engine, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY (1881). 6' 6" x 12' firebox boiler, 100 pounds steam, M. Riter Co., Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
9.8'
Tonnage (gross):
46
Tonnage (net):
24
Final Disposition
Date:
  1908
How:
Dismantled.
History

1881, May 27 Launched.

1882, Apr 13 Enrolled Port Huron, MI, owned L. P. Mason, East Saginaw, MI.

1886, Sep 15 Collision with schooner DREADNAUGHT, sinking her off Pt au Gres, MI.

1887, Apr 7 Enrolled Port Huron, owned Charles L. Thompson.

1888 Chartered in Duluth, MN while RECORD is down.

1889, Mar 28 Purchased by Capt. Inman for $6,500.

1889, Apr 22 Enrolled Duluth, MN, owned B. B. Inman.

1890, Jul 1 Sold to Hurley & Br. of Sault Ste Marie.

1894, Aug 24 Sunk @ Saulte Ste Marie by steamer FAYETTE in 16 feet water.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
Lorne Joyce
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

CHENEY, O. W. (1881, Tug (Towboat))
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CHENEY, O. W. (1881, Tug (Towboat))