WILLIAM (1860, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1860
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Calvin Company Shipyard
Master Carpenter:
Henry Rooney
Built on Bottom of:
J.W.BROOKS (1851)
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin & Breck, Garden Island, Ontario
Ownership Notes:
Delano Dexter Calvin & Ira Allen Breck
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Vertical Beam (Walking Beam)
Propulsion Notes:
55 x 96", 220hp at 14rpm engine by Bennett & Henderson, Kingston, Ontario, from WILLIAM V (1831)
Dimensions
Length:
141' 6"
Beam:
25'
Depth:
11' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
428.22
History

Built to replace WILLIAM V (1831), which was abandoned 1860; she towed on the St.Lawrence River from Lake Ontario to Montreal & Quebec, Quebec with WELLINGTON, RAFTSMAN, TRAVELLER, J.A.MACDONALD & H.A. CALVIN

1869 Inspected Kingston, 371 gross tons

1869, April 27 Admeasured 139.5 x 25 x 10.8', 267.27 tons, 109 net tons

1876 Retired; 139.5 x 25 x 10.81', 267 gross/109 net tons

1878, March 12 Broken up & destroyed

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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WILLIAM (1860, Tug (Towboat))