WARD, J.W. (1891, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1891
Official Number:
76940
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Benton Harbor, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Dimensions
Length:
63.9'
Beam:
16.2'
Depth:
7.8'
Tonnage (gross):
40.93
Tonnage (net):
29.84
History

1893, April 15 Owned Ashland Brown Stone Company, Augustus E.

Dickinson, superintendent, Marquette District

1893, August Chartered by Smith Fee Company

1898, February 24 Owned Frank A. Bishoff, Ashland, Wisconsin

1899 Owned A.E. Dickinson

1909 Rebuilt, 63'9" x 19 x 9'3", 64 gross/33 net tons;

18.5 x 18" vertical high pressure engine; one firebox boiler,

6'6" x 12' at 90 pounds steam by John McFarland Company, Chicago,

Illinois, (1895)

1930 Owned Port Arthur Contracting Company, Port Arthur, Ontario;

C134070

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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WARD, J.W. (1891, Tug (Towboat))