RANGER (1888, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
92395
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Round stern
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Davis & Company
Master Carpenter:
Robert Davis
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
8 x 8", 25hp or 85hp at 160rpm engine built by Davidson & Doran Company or Kingston Foundry & Machine Works, Kingston, Ontario, 1888 3'6" x 5', 125 pounds steam firebox boiler
Dimensions
Length:
46.5'
Beam:
10.6'
Depth:
4.3'
Tonnage (gross):
13.83
Tonnage (net):
8.18
History

1889, November A tug RANGER was sold at a Kingston auction to

G.S. Stewart

1899 Owned Desoronto Navigation Company, Kingston, Ontario

1908, May Owned Fred William Doby, Goderich, Ontario; purchased from

Rathbun Company

Post 1908 Owned Thomas Walsh, Kenora, Ontario

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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RANGER (1888, Tug (Towboat))