CLARK, JAMES (1883, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
71149
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Goderich, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. Marlton
Original Owner and Location:
James Clark, Goderich, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
65hp engine.
Dimensions
Length:
79'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
48.18
Tonnage (net):
32.76
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michael's Bay, Manitoulin Island, ONT. Lake Huron
Date:
15 Aug 1896
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Beached on reef & burned to waterline.
History

1883, Nov 25 Reached Goderich, ONT after being damaged in a storm that knocked over the cabin & swept away the Captain's wife & two children, all drowned.

1896 Owned Craig & Darling, Collingwood.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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

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CLARK, JAMES (1883, Tug (Towboat))