FOLGER, F.A. (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
83282
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. Power
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 1/4 x 18" stroke, 85hp engine by King & Co., Oswego, NY, 1863.
Dimensions
Length:
68'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
8.5'
Tonnage (gross):
63.66
Tonnage (net):
25.86
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Courtright, ONT.
St. Clair River.
Date:
9 Sep 1889
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Fire discovered in engine room while upbound; abandoned. 1897, Dec 20 Registry closed.
History

1885, Jul 22 Owned John Price, Port Stanley, ONT.

1889, Sep 9 Burned, St. Clair River.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Canadian Registers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FOLGER, F.A. (1881, Tug (Towboat))