BURGER (1903, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1903
Official Number:
200140
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Burger & Burger
Original Owner and Location:
John Coffey, Manistique, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18" x 20", 500hp at 130rpm engine, Sheriff's Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, WI. 6' 1" x 12', 140 pounds steam firebox boiler, Manitowoc Boiler Works.
Dimensions
Length:
69'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
8.2'
Tonnage (gross):
47
Tonnage (net):
32
Final Disposition
Date:
  1949
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
Abandoned due to age & condition.
History

Operated out of Manistique & Escanaba, MI with similar tugs ANABEL (1892) & ALICE (c1901).

1915 Rebuilt Manitowoc, WI; same tonnage.

1925 Owned Royal G. Evans, Cheboygan, MI; towing vessel,

55 gross / 37 net tons.

1939 Owned William Murphy, Buffalo, NY.

1949 Abandoned.

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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BURGER (1903, Fish Tug)