GOODMAN, R.F. (1882, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
110546
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: 1 stack
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Union Dry Dock Company
Master Carpenter:
O'Grady & Maher
Original Owner and Location:
Maytham Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
15" x 17" engine by Sutton & Wood. 5' x 10' boiler, 130 pounds steam, by Riter.
Dimensions
Length:
51'
Beam:
13.8'
Depth:
6.7'
Tonnage (gross):
22.72
Tonnage (net):
11.36
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles north of Lester River.
Lake Superior.
Date:
19 Aug 1898
How:
Burned to water's edge, total loss.
GPS:
Latitude: 46 degrees 51' 24" N Longitude: 91 degrees 58' 00" W
Notes:
1976 Wreckage found by divers.
History

1882, Sep Broke machinery at Windmill Point, Lake Erie.

1884 Owned Thomas Maytham, Buffalo, NY.

1886 51 x 13'8" x 6'7"

1886, Jun 16 Owned Lake Superior Elevator Company & Union Improvement Co, Duluth, MN.

1889, Mar 29 Owned Charlotte E. Thompson, Duluth.

1893, May 2 In drydock all winter for extensive repairs.

1895, May 29 Owned William Freer, Charles E. & Arthur M. Thompson, Duluth.

1898, Aug 19 Burned to water's edge, Lake Superior.

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

GOODMAN, R.F. (1882, Tug (Towboat))
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GOODMAN, R.F. (1882, Tug (Towboat))