CHENEY, O. W. (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
155187
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Steam Tug.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O'Grady & Maher
Original Owner and Location:
Matham Tug Line, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21" x 24" engine, 500hp @ 130rpm, Sutton Bros. Buffalo, NY. 7' 6" x 14' firebox boiler, 145 pounds steam, M. Ritter & Co., Buffalo, NY (1890).
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
57
Tonnage (net):
28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles west Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Jun 1903
How:
Sunk
Final Cargo:
None
Notes:
Collision with CHEMUNG in fog; three lives lost.
History

1890, Sep 6 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; built for harbor use about Buffalo.

1899 Owned Maytham Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.

1903 Owned by Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CHENEY, O. W. (1890, Tug (Towboat))