MINITAGA (1898, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1898
Official Number:
107361
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Midland, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Playfair
Built on Bottom of:
MINNIE HALL
Original Owner and Location:
James Playfair & Co., Midland, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13 & 26 x 20" engine, 28hp, J.Bruce Hauly, Midland, ONT, 1898. 6.5 x 11.5' firebox boiler, 128 pounds, Waterous Engine Works, Brantford, ONT, 1898.
Dimensions
Length:
77.3'
Beam:
16.5'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
72.56
Tonnage (net):
29.43
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Trenton River, ONT. Bay of Quinte. Lake Ontario
How:
Sank.
Notes:
c1938 Sunk on East side of the river, no other detail.
History

1901, May 23 Owned Midland Towing & Wrecking Co, Midland, ONT.

1906, Jun 6 Owned Robert G.Wedell (Weddell), Trenton, ONT.

c1938 Sunk, Trenton River, ONT.

1938, Oct 13 Registry closed, "Vessel sunk on East side of Trenton River & only good for scrap"

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

MINITAGA (1898, Tug (Towboat))
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MINITAGA (1898, Tug (Towboat))