BARRY, COMM. JACK (1885, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1885
Official Number:
126355
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Elliott
Built on Bottom of:
TUG CONSTITUTION (1861)
Original Owner and Location:
Barry Brothers, Muskegon, MI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
71'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
57.30
Tonnage (net):
28.95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Superior, WI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
30 Oct 1897
Notes:
Burned in harbor; no lives lost.
History

1887, Aug 30 Burned to water's edge on Muskegon Lake; beached; crew rescued.

1891 Owned Barry Brothers, Chicago.

1897, Oct 30 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

BARRY, COMM. JACK (1885, Tug (Towboat))
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BARRY, COMM. JACK (1885, Tug (Towboat))