MOFFATT, FRANK (1869, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
9845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Fitzgerald & Leighton
Original Owner and Location:
James Moffatt et al., Port Huron
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
101.3'
Beam:
20.9'
Depth:
11.4'
Tonnage (gross):
122.55
Tonnage (net):
69.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sombra, ONT.
St. Clair River.
Date:
1 Nov 1885
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Bound Saginaw, MI - Buffalo, NY, sank when boiler exploded. 1885, Dec 1 Raised engine & blasted hull. 1888 Wreck removed by Canadian Government.
History

1883, Jul Collision with & sank propeller GRACE DORMER off Port Huron, MI.

1885, Nov 1 Boiler exploded at Sombra, ONT; owned Moffatt Tug Line.

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

MOFFATT, FRANK (1869, Tug (Towboat))
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MOFFATT, FRANK (1869, Tug (Towboat))