MCLANE, MARY (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
17578
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Miller Brothers
Location of Original Owner:
Chicago
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
18 x 18", 180hp @ 130rpm engine, Murphy & Tarrant, Chicago (1868).
Dimensions
Length:
55'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
40
Tonnage (net):
20
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY.
Date:
16 Oct 1903
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
After Oct 1903 fire, towed to Buffalo; engine removed & hull abandoned.
History

1868, Apr 22 Launched.

1871 Owned William Cary, Chicago, IL.

1876 Owned McLane et al, Chicago.

1880 Rebuilt.

After 1881 5'6" x 12' @ 90# steam firebox boiler, American Boiler Works, Chicago (1882).

1897 Repaired.

1899 Owned S. Tower, Chicago.

1903, Oct 7 or 16 Burned Niagara River enroute Tonawanda, NY - Buffalo; beached & burned, no hands lost; later towed to Buffalo, scrapped & 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

MCLANE, MARY (1868, Tug (Towboat))
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MCLANE, MARY (1868, Tug (Towboat))