MASON, W.G. (1898, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
81617
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: One stack
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jenks Shipbuilding Company
Master Carpenter:
A.M. Carpenter
Original Owner and Location:
Jenks Shipbuilding Company, Port Huron, Michigan
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine: 14, 22.5 & 36 x 28"; 900 hp. Firebox boiler; 10 x 14'; 20#.
Dimensions
Length:
84'
Beam:
20.5'
Depth:
10.5'
Tonnage (gross):
99
Tonnage (net):
54
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rogers City, MI,
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1926
How:
abandoned
Notes:
Abandoned & dismantled. 1926, Dec 21 Documents surrendered Port Huron.
History

Built for ice crushing & heavy towing.

1898, Sep 9 Launched.

1899 Owned Hand & Johnson Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.

1900, Mar 15 Owned Maytham Wrecking & Towing Company, Buffalo, NY.

1901, Aug 9 Chartered Donnelly Contracting Company.

1905, Jan Wheel repaired.

1913 Owned Michigan Limestone & Chemical Company, Rogers City, MI.

1926 Abandoned & dismantled, Rogers City, MI.

1926, December 21 Documents surrendered, Port Huron

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

MASON, W.G. (1898, Tug (Towboat))
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MASON, W.G. (1898, Tug (Towboat))