MEDINA (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
92238
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Grady & Mahar
Original Owner:
Maytham Tug Line
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 x 24", 100hp Sutton engine. 7'6" x 14' at 145 pounds steam firebox boiler, by Riter. Sutton Wheel 6.5'
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
56
Tonnage (net):
28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Duluth, MN. Lake Superior
Date:
  1910
How:
Abandoned.
History

1890, Oct Launched Buffalo, cost $12,000.

1890, Oct 28 Enroled Buffalo.

1892 Owned Charles S. Barker, Superior, WI.

1895, Sep 1 Collision with PATHFINDER, Duluth, MN; one life lost.

1896 Libeled & seized by US Marshal at Duluth.

1910 Abandoned, Duluth.

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

MEDINA (1890, Tug (Towboat))
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MEDINA (1890, Tug (Towboat))