MAXWELL, WILLIAM (1883, Fish Tug)


Year of Build:
1883
Official Number:
80963
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Fish Tug
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
J.P. Smith
Original Owner and Location:
W.V. Booth & Co., Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
13 X 14" engine, 160 hp @ 150 rpm by R. Tarrant Works, Chicago, IL, 1883. 4'6" X 10' firebox boiler @ 90# steam by J. Clark & Co., Baltimore, MD, 1883.
Dimensions
Length:
66.7'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
6.9'
Tonnage (gross):
43
Tonnage (net):
21
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southeast shore Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
15 Sep 1908
Final Depth:
10'
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Fish, fishing equipment.
GPS:
Latitude: N 45 degrees 01.990' Longitude: W 83 degrees 11.493'
Notes:
Lost in storm.
History

1883, Dec 20 Repaired.

1899 Owned Booth Packing Co, Chicago, IL.

1899, Apr 26 Arrived Alpena, MI from AuSable to fish here.

1900, Oct 20 Fire in hold.

1905, Nov 1 Owned Huron Fish Co.

1908 Owned Herbert J. Knight.

1908, Sep 19 Wrecked 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

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MAXWELL, WILLIAM (1883, Fish Tug)