MELDRUM, H.A. (1899, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1899
Official Number:
96459
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
William Hingston & Co
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Erie Dredging Co., Buffalo
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14 + 30 x 20" engine by H.G. Trout & Co, Buffalo, NY. 8'6" x 12' at 150 pounds steam firebox boiler.
Dimensions
Length:
71'
Beam:
20' 3"
Depth:
7' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
68
Tonnage (net):
47
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Barnegat Inlet, NY. Atlantic Ocean
Date:
29 Mar 1970
How:
Foundered.
History

1913 Owned Great Lakes Dredging, Chicago, IL.

1926 Owned Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co, Chicago.

1930 Owned John E. Matton & Son, Waterford, NY.

1942 Owned Matton Towing Co, Albany, NY.

1946 Rebuilt & converted to oil.

1964 Owned William Parrot's Sons, Newburgh, NY.

1967 Owned Richard J. Forster, New Jersey, NY.

1970, Mar 29 Foundered, Atlantic Ocean.

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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MELDRUM, H.A. (1899, Tug (Towboat))