BURTON, R.A. (1898, Scow)


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
111175
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Scow
Note: Sand dredge.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Hingston & Sons
Original Owner and Location:
Point Abino Sand Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
2
Propulsion Notes:
2 each, 14" x 16" marine boiler engine; 125# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
361
Tonnage (net):
329
Final Disposition
Date:
29 Jun 1915
How:
Abandoned.
History

1906, Oct 20 Collided with Ferry Street Bridge; lies with decks under 2ft water; towed by PETREL, sheared into pier of bridge.

1915, Oct 29 Abandoned; owend Pt. Abino Sand Co., Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Great Lakes Register
John O. Greenwood
Lorne Joyce
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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BURTON, R.A. (1898, Scow)