CAMP, T.H. (1876, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1876
Official Number:
145127
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cape Vincent, NY
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luther Reed
Original Owner:
Horton Bros. & Ainsworth
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by Clute of Schenectady, NY.
Dimensions
Length:
64.5'
Beam:
14.9'
Depth:
6.3'
Tonnage (gross):
58
Tonnage (net):
44
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Madeline Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
16 Nov 1900
Final Depth:
200'
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber camp supplies.
History

1879 Owned Hance, Cape Vincent, NY.

1880, Jun 22 Owned Archibald S. McLaren, Edward S. Smith, John McLean, Duluth, MN.

1881, Feb 10 Owned Henry Truelson, John McLean, Duluth.

1881, Apr Rebuilt, cabin enlarged, machinery shifted, 80hp engine.

1884, Feb 13 Decked over about two thirds of length, new pilot house.

1886 Owned A. Booth & Sons, Duluth.

1886, Dec 24 Sunk Port Arthur after breaking through four inches ice.

1889, Mar 5 Needs repairs.

1892 Owned V.W. Booth, Chicago, IL.

1900, Nov 16 Foundered.

Publication "Wisconsin's Underwater Heritage", five pages about CAMP.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Lorne Joyce
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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