ELMER (1882, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
135581
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Mt. Clemens, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Dulac
Master Carpenter:
S. Chamberlain
Original Owner and Location:
Chicago Lumber Co., Escanaba, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 x 18", 375hp engine @150rpm, Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, MI. 6 x 12' firebox boiler, 110# steam, Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron.
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
31
Tonnage (net):
16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake St. Clair.
Date:
13 Aug 1916
How:
Foundered.
History

1890 Owned W.H. Hill, Manistique, MI.

1897 Owned M.H. Quick, Manistique.

1902 Owned W.C. Jones, Cleveland, OH.

1907 Owned T.R. Robinson, Standard Contracting Co, Cleveland.

1907 Owned Citizens Sand Co, Cleveland.

1916, Aug 13 Foundered, Lake St. Clair.

1919 Out of registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Great Lakes Register
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

ELMER (1882, Tug (Towboat))
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ELMER (1882, Tug (Towboat))