CATARACT (1889, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1889
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Fire tug.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Milwaukee Fire Dept., Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20", 485hp @ 95rpm engine, C.F. Elms, Chicago, 1889. 9' x 16', 115# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
24.5'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
130
Final Disposition
Date:
  1906
How:
Abandoned due to age.
History

Built as fire tug for Milwaukee; carried 3,000ft hose; two vertical pumps, 5,000 gallons per minute; cost $30,000.

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

CATARACT (1889, Tug (Towboat))
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CATARACT (1889, Tug (Towboat))