JOHNSTON, WILLIAM (1878, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1878
Official Number:
80874
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden City, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Henry Rooney
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin Co., Garden Island, ONT.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steeple Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
10, 17 x 12" engine built in 1878 by Calvin Co., Garden Island, ONT. 5'2" x 10' firebox boiler, 74# steam, Calvin Co., 1878.
Dimensions
Length:
85' 9"
Beam:
20' 9"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (gross):
95
Tonnage (net):
53
History

1886 Rebuilt; owned Sin-Mac Lines Ltd., Montreal, QUE; home port Kingston, ONT.

1888 Owned D.D. Calvin, Garden Island, 81 gross / 77 net tons.

1897 Rebuilt, 86 x 21', 95 tons.

1921 Owned Donnelly Salvage Co., Kingston, ONT.

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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JOHNSTON, WILLIAM (1878, Tug (Towboat))