GLIDE (1866, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
152971
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brockville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Chaffey Bros.
Original Owner and Location:
George & William Chaffey, Brockville, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16 x 16", 340hp @ 90rpm steam engine, Chaffey, Brockville, 1866. 7'6" x 14', 75psi firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
74.2'
Beam:
13.2'
Depth:
8.1'
Tonnage (gross):
73
Tonnage (net):
37
History

1866, Sep 14 Registered Kingston, ONT.

1869 Broke shaft, Kingston; 60 gross / 20 net tons.

1870, Jan 4 Owned George Mathison, Kingston.

1874 Owned Montreal Transportation Co.

1882 Rebuilt.

1907 Rebuilt.

1918 Rebuilt; bow sheathed in iron, 14 & 28 x 21", 240hp @ 120rpm fore & aft compound engine, Selby & Yolden Works, Kingston; 7' 6" x 12' 3", 135 psi firebox boiler, J. McEwen & Co.

1930 Owned National Sand & Material Co., Kingston.

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

GLIDE (1866, Tug (Towboat))
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GLIDE (1866, Tug (Towboat))