ARTHUR D (1889, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
106640
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Hingston
Original Owner and Location:
Worthy L. Churchill, Alpena, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15 x 17", 210hp @ 130rpm HPNC engine, Donaldson & Whitman, Buffalo, NY.; 5'8" x 10'6", 140# firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
48.8'
Beam:
13.7'
Depth:
7.3'
Tonnage (gross):
21
Tonnage (net):
10
History

1889 Jul 16 Vessel & tow stranded; saved.

1890, Jul 14 Owned Worthy L. Churchill, Alpena, MI.

1892, Feb 15 R. W. Gilchrist, Alpena, MI.

1897 Large repairs.

1901 Maytham Towing & Wrecking Co., Buffalo. NY.

1901 Sold to James Ash, Buffalo, NY, representing Great Lakes Towing Co.; crew of 3.

1919 Owned Benjamin Cowles, Buffalo, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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

ARTHUR D (1889, Tug (Towboat))
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ARTHUR D (1889, Tug (Towboat))