SCOTT, THOMAS R. (1887, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1887
Official Number:
145452
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: One stack
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Duncan Robertson
Original Owner and Location:
John Lang & W.J. Thompson, Chicago & Riverdale, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
20 x 22", 350hp at 112rpm engine by Grand Haven Iron Works (1887) 7 x 14' at 100 pounds steam firebox boiler by Johnston Brothers, Ferrysburg (1884)
Dimensions
Length:
129'
Beam:
28'
Depth:
7.6'
Tonnage (gross):
268
Tonnage (net):
212.6
Capacity:
375 tons, 300,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cabot Head, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron
Date:
2 Sep 1914
Final Depth:
360'
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Lumber
Notes:
Bound Cockburn Island to Owen Sound, foundered in deep water 1994 Wreck discovered
History

1887, June 20 Enrolled Grand Haven, Michigan

1887, July 19 Owned Granger Farwell, J.H. Pearson & Walter S.

Williams, Chicago, Illinois

1890, March 26 Owned John E. Mills, et.al., Cleveland, Ohio; Mills

Transportation Company, towed barge LEADER

1898 Towed barge RICHARDS & HERSCHEL; rebuilt, Marine City, Michigan

1906, April 19 Owned Harvey J. Kenall, et.al., Marysville, Michigan

1907, February 28 Owned Peninsular Tug & Towing Company, Wiarton,

Ontario, C116847

1914, September 16 Foundered, Lake Huron

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

SCOTT, THOMAS R. (1887, Propeller)
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SCOTT, THOMAS R. (1887, Propeller)