SMITH, LEATHAM D. (1890, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
141055
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wolf & Davidson
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas H. Smith, Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
26 x 25" stroke engine, 375hp @120 rpm, built by Vulcan Iron Works, Milwaukee, WI; 1 firebox boiler, 6'6" x 16', 90# steam, built by R. Davis, Milwaukee, WI.
Dimensions
Length:
70'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
46
Tonnage (net):
23
History

1892, Aug Blew out cylinder head on St. Mary's River; steward blown overboard & drowned.

1897 Owned C.D. Thompson, Port Huron, MI.

1902 Owned Union Towing Co., Duluth, MN.

1906 Owned Great Lakes Towing, Cleveland, OH.

1914 Last listed.

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

SMITH, LEATHAM D. (1890, Tug (Towboat))
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SMITH, LEATHAM D. (1890, Tug (Towboat))