ISLAY (1892, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1892
Official Number:
100535
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Superior, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Whaleback steamer.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
203
Builder Name:
American Steel Barge Co.
Master Carpenter:
Alexander McDougall
Original Owner and Location:
American Steel Barge Co., Duluth, MN.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 12; 125hp.
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
13'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
26
Tonnage (net):
13
History

1892, Jun 25 Launched.

1895 Enrolled Marquette, MI.

1899, Dec 21 Owned Daniel E. Ford, West Superior, WI.

1900, Dec 20 Owned Superior Shipbuilding Co., Superior.

1911, Oct 9 Owned G.A. Tomlinson, Duluth, MN.

1912, Jan 16 Owned Duluth Marine Supply Co., Duluth.

1933, Jun 13 Owned H. Christiansen & Sons, Duluth.

1939, May Sunk off Portsmouth, New Hampshire; raised.

1942, Dec 23 Owned Marine Iron & Shipbuilding, Duluth.

1948, Jan 16 Owned Northern Hardwood Veneers, Duluth.

1948, Apr 19 Owned Einar Miller, Bayfield, WI; renamed BAYFIELD.

1948 Repowered with diesel engine.

1954, Jan 27 Owned James V. Miller, Bayfield.

1956, Jun 1 Owned E & H Transportation Co., Port Huron, MI.

1962, Jul 17 Owned Kieth E. Malcolm, Port Huron.

1967, Jun 23 Owned Clark Willick, Milwaukee, WI.

1972, Jul 31 Owned Janke Construction Co., Milwaukee.

1974 Wrecked at Kewaunee, WI; raised & repaired.

1976, Mar 29 Owned Lincoln County Bank, Kenosha, WI.

1976, Mar 29 Owned Lincoln Industrial & Marine Corp.

1979, Jan Abandoned, documentation removed.

1982 Returned to service; renamed ISLAY.

1983 Owned Gregory J. Stamatelakys, Milwaukee.

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

ISLAY (1892, Tug (Towboat))
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ISLAY (1892, Tug (Towboat))