LAURA GRACE (1901, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1901
Official Number:
107171
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Collingwood, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Robert J. Morrill
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Superior Tug Co., Port Arthur, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
(Thomas Marks?)
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
Engine from tug MARY ANN (1867), reportedly built (& probably "compounded") by Doty Engine Works at Goderich, ONT in 1890; 16 + 18 x 22" Scotch boiler from MARY ANN (1890), by John Inglis & Company, Toronto, ONT.
Dimensions
Length:
76'
Beam:
16' 6"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
85
Tonnage (net):
58
History

1910, Dec Involved in the salvage of the steel steamer DUNELM, Port Arthur, ONT.

1918, Dec 6 Aground Rochester, Lake Ontario.

1919 Owned Montreal Transportation Co., Port Arthur, ONT.

1920 Not listed in Canadian _Liste des Navires_, no subsequent listings, presumed 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

LAURA GRACE (1901, Tug (Towboat))
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LAURA GRACE (1901, Tug (Towboat))