HEATHER BELLE (1883, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
85492
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Meaford, ONT
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alfred Morrill
Original Owner and Location:
Donald McDonald, Collingwood, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10 x 10" engine, 20hp by Knight & Sisson, Buffalo, NY, 1870.
Dimensions
Length:
50'
Beam:
13'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
20
Tonnage (net):
13
Final Disposition
Date:
  1920
How:
Abandoned.
History

1883, Jun 6 Registered at Collingwood, ONT.

1885 Engine replaced, 30hp.

1887, May Fire discovered in hold, crew extinguished fire throwing burning nets & old bedding overboard.

1895 Rebuilt.

1908 Owned Emerson Danaugh, Collingwood.

1920, Aug 10 Owned U.S. Richmond, Parry Sound, ONT; registration closed "ship 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

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HEATHER BELLE (1883, Fish Tug)