MINER, J.L. (1880, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1880
Official Number:
76162
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ellenwood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
53.7'
Beam:
13.8'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (gross):
23.12
Tonnage (net):
11.56
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
7 May 1930
Final Depth:
20'
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Collided with tanker AMSTERDAM SCOCONY & sank in Buffalo Harbor.
History

Well known tug on Lakes & was involved in a number of wrecks & rescues.

1880, Nov 1 Enrolled Detroit,MI.

1899 Owned Alex Ruelle Jr, Detroit.

1928 Renamed IRENE BEAUCHINE.

1930 15 x 16' HPNC engine, Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, NY; one 5.5 x 10' firebox boiler.

1930, May 7 Sank, Lake Erie.

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

MINER, J.L. (1880, Tug (Towboat))
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MINER, J.L. (1880, Tug (Towboat))