WATT, ANNIE (1884, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
85326
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lion's Head, Bruce County, ONT
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alfred A. Hackett
Original Owner and Location:
Witford VanDusen, Tara, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
14 x 16", 40hp engine by Inglis & Hunter, 1884.
Dimensions
Length:
75'
Beam:
15.6'
Depth:
5.6'
Tonnage (gross):
61.82
Tonnage (net):
42.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Lion's Head Point, ONT, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Aug 1890
Final Depth:
270'
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Collided with steamer ALDERSON while towing 2 scows.
History

1889, Nov 8 Burned, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, upper works destroyed.

1890, Mar 28 Refitted at Lion's Head, ONT; owned Elijah Rumley et al, Lion's Head.

1890, Aug 14 Sunk in collision near Lion's Head Point.

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

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WATT, ANNIE (1884, Propeller)