CALVIN, H.A. (1868, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1868
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Garden Island, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Note: Rafting & salvage vessel.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H. Roney
Original Owner and Location:
Calvin & Breck, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
143.9'
Beam:
42.8'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (gross):
309
Tonnage (net):
163
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Garden Island, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
31 Dec 1895
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Accidental fire at Calvin Shipyard; also reported wreaked by ice; dismantling completed Dec 1896.
History

1870 Calvin pulled bark GEORGE THURSTON off Nicholson's Island & delivered her to Messrs Rathbun & Co, Min Point.

1872 Dec CALVIN failed to get steamer YORK off Petticoat Reef; saved valuable deck cargo.

1878 Registered new measurements 299 gross tons, 157 registered tons.

1895, Dec 31 Accidental fire, Garden Island, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CALVIN, H.A. (1868, Tug (Towboat))