SEYMOUR, WILLIAM (1870, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1870
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Goderich, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Henry Marlton
Original Owner:
Talsman & Dean
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
Propulsion Notes:
17.5 x 19" engine, British made.
Dimensions
Length:
87'
Beam:
18.4'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
90
Tonnage (net):
46
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lonely Island, east of South Baymouth.
Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
9 Oct 1877
How:
Foundered or stranded.
History

1870, Apr 14 Launched; ran Goderich & northern Lake Huron ports.

1873, Dec Cabin smashed by collision with a schooner.

1875, Jul Got on rocks at French River enterance; repaired Detroit, MI.

1877 Owned Thomas Scott, Owen Sound; ran Collingwood to Sault Ste. Marie with NORTHERN BELLE & SILVER SPRAY.

1877, Oct 9 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

1878 Owned Anchor Marine Insurance Co.

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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SEYMOUR, WILLIAM (1870, Tug (Towboat))