MCDONALD, RITA (1897, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1897
Official Number:
111147
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
West Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Barry Brothers Tug Line, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16.5 & 16.5 x 22" double high pressure engine, Vulcan Iron Works, Chicago. 7.5 x 13' firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
72'
Beam:
21.4'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
69
Tonnage (net):
47
Final Disposition
Date:
  1919
How:
Abandoned.
History

1897, Jun 11 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1899 Owned Miles Barry, Chicago, IL.

1900 Owned Dunham Towing Company, Chicago.

1907 Owned Great Lakes Towing Co, Cleveland, OH.

1919 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

MCDONALD, RITA (1897, Tug (Towboat))
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MCDONALD, RITA (1897, Tug (Towboat))