CHAFFEY (1875, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1875
Official Number:
71083
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Portsmouth, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Chaffey
Original Owner and Location:
Timothy Jents, Brockville, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
59'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
42
Tonnage (net):
29
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lancaster, ONT.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
 Jul 1918
How:
Burned.
History

1878 Owned Timothy Jents, Brockville.

1881 Sold by Capt. Powers, Brockville, to Capt. Dave Lyon, Brockville, for passenger ferry.

1891 Rebuilt.

1899 Owned D. Sicotte, Montreal.

1914 Rebuilt, 74 x 14 x 6', 67 gross tons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Canadian Sessional Papers
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

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CHAFFEY (1875, Tug (Towboat))