ELPHICKE, C.W. (1889, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
126569
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saugatuck, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Elliot
Original Owner and Location:
Hausler Tug & Dock Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
14" x 18" engine, 225hp, 140rpm by Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, MI 1889. 5'8" x 11' firebox boiler, 125# steam.
Dimensions
Length:
63.8'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
6.6'
Tonnage (gross):
43.98
Tonnage (net):
26
Final Disposition
Date:
  1912
How:
Abandoned.
History

1889, Jun Launched.

1891, Dec Ran grain from Duluth, MN.

1910, Jun 24 Bridge toppled over onto her & sunk, Michigan City, IN.

1912 Sunk & later abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
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

ELPHICKE, C.W. (1889, Tug (Towboat))
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ELPHICKE, C.W. (1889, Tug (Towboat))