HOME RULE (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
97001
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Thorold, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
White & Co.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
74.9'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (gross):
81
Tonnage (net):
45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Colbourne, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
5 Dec 1924
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Pushed by steel steamer MIDLAND PRINCE bringing her into port, sunk. 1937, Dec 16 Amherstburg boneyard.
History

Owned at one time by James Whalen & Canadian Towing & Wrecking Co., Port Arthur, ONT.

1899 Owned F. Hackett, Amherstburg or St. Catharines, ONT.

1914 Owned Miss A.M. Hackett, Amherstburg.

1918 Owned Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Montreal, QUE.

1920 Owned Henry J. Dixon & Toronto Drydock Co. Ltd.

1924 Stranded in towing accident, hull crushed by MIDLAND PRINCE.

1938 Out of registry.

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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HOME RULE (1890, Tug (Towboat))