FRED B. (1889, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1889
Official Number:
120748
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Hull Number:
57
Builder Name:
F. W. Wheeler
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 12, 150hp @ 140rpm engine by Donaldson & Whitman, Buffalo, NY, 1888.
Dimensions
Length:
47.6'
Beam:
14.2'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
16.84
Tonnage (net):
8.42
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
  1921
How:
Abandoned.
History

1889, Apr 30 Owned Thunder Bay Boom Co., probably Alpena, MI.

1895 Rebuilt.

1899 Owned F. W. Gilchrist, Alpena.

1921, Dec 31 Dismantled & abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FRED B. (1889, Tug (Towboat))