AUGUSTA (1882, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
85419
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Andrews & Son
Location of Original Owner:
St. Catharines
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 x 20", 20hp steam engine built E. Sheperd & Co., Buffalo, NY, 1864.
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (gross):
57.11
Tonnage (net):
30.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Dalhousie, ONT. dock. Lake Ontario
Date:
1 Dec 1909
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1909, Dec 29 Registery closed "vessel was burned at Port Dalhousie on 12-1 and was totally lost." Owned Daniel McGrath.
History

1899 Owned H.H. Helliwell, St. Catharines, ONT.

1909 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Great Lakes Register
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
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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AUGUSTA (1882, Tug (Towboat))