MCFARLAND, DUNCAN ELLIOT (c.1873, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
circa1873
Official Number:
74373
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Bell
Original Owner and Location:
J.N. O'Brien, Port Robinson, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13 x 14", 15 hp engine, David Bell Engineering Works, Buffalo, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
40.8'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
22
Tonnage (net):
16
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Morgan Point, 10 miles west of Port Colborne, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
18 Aug 1880
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Foundered off the point after leak sprung, hull failure.
History

1876, Aug 10 Enrolled St. Catharines, ONT.

1879 Owned St. Catharines parties; 40 gross tons.

1880, Aug 18 Foundered near Port Colborne, ONT, Lake Erie.

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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MCFARLAND, DUNCAN ELLIOT (c.1873, Tug (Towboat))