ANDY (1896, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1896
Official Number:
107225
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. W. Heath
Master Carpenter:
E. W. Heath
Original Owner:
Graham & Morton Transportation Co.
Ownership Notes:
J. H. Graham, President
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 20", 270hp @ 110 rpm steam engine from Montague Iron Works; originally in CITY OF Louisville(1889) 7' x 12', 105# steam firebox boiler from Johnston Brothers Boiler Works, Ferrysburg.
Dimensions
Length:
68.8'
Beam:
17.2'
Depth:
8.6'
Tonnage (gross):
53.13
Tonnage (net):
36.13
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sanitary District Canal, Lockport, IL.
Date:
28 Dec 1917
How:
Crushed by ice & sunk.
Notes:
No lives lost.
History

1896, Jun 11 Enrolled Grand Haven District.

1903, Feb 2 Owned Howard Transportation Co. Chicago, IL; H. J. Howard, president.

1907, Nov 6 Owned Chicago Lighterage Co., Chicago, IL; W. J. Gorman, president.

1910, Feb 15 Owned William & Robert F. Harmon, Chicago, IL.

1917 Owned The Texas Co., Chicago, IL.

1917, Dec 28 Crushed by ice, sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Newspaper Clippings
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

ANDY (1896, Tug (Towboat))
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