MYRA (1884, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1884
Official Number:
88634
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Reinforced bow, iron lined boiler house.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
Joseph Shickluna, St. Catharines
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 23" engine.
Dimensions
Length:
82'
Beam:
17' 2"
Depth:
8' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
73
Tonnage (net):
37
History

1889, Sep 12 Sunk in collision with steamer ROTHESAY between Brockville & Maitland; 2 lives lost; raised.

1889, Oct 30 Lost rudder off Oconto.

1891 Firebox boiler by Wier & Co, Montreal, QUE, 7'6" x 13' @ 100# steam; steeple compound engine 15.5 + 30 x 22", 250hp @ 140rpm by Nash Brothers & Co, Ogdensburg, NY.

1899 Owned Ogdensburg Coal & Towing Co, St. Catharines.

1916 Owned Sinsennes-McNaughton Co, Montreal.

1930 Owned Sin-Mac Lines Ltd, Montreal; home port Prescott, ONT; ran Montreal - Kingston.

1930, Aug 13 Sunk, St. Lawrence River in collision with freighter WALTER B. REYNOLDS at Coteau Lake.

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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MYRA (1884, Tug (Towboat))