MOORE, WILLIAM A. (1865, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
26244
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Ballentine & Moore, Bay City, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
297
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rouge River, MI.
Date:
30 May 1894
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Tipped & went to bottom of river.
History

1866 Owned J.N. Ballantyne (sic), Chicago, IL.

1868 153.24 gross tons.

1869 HPNC engine, 36 x 40", Murphy Iron Works, Detroit, MI.

1871 Owned Ballentine & Co, Detroit.

1871, Mar 17 Second deck added.

1871, Jun 24 Sunk in 30' water, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron; crew rescued by tug COLEMAN.

1872, Oct 3 Struggled in gale with barges in tow; ADRIATIC & BALTIC were lost.

1875 Owned Detroit Tug & Transit Co, President S.A. Murphy, Detroit.

1885 212.39 gross tons, 149.04 net tons.

1886, Feb Owned S.B. Grummond, Detroit.

1886, Aug Recovered machinery of steamer ALGOMA.

1887 Wrecked, Lake Superior.

1890, Feb 14 Damaged by collision & sunk, Cleveland, OH.

1891, Jul 6 Caught fire in her coal bunker while lying at dock in Cleveland.

1891, December Engine into DEPERE

1893, Feb 23 Dismantled & taken out of service.

1894, May 30 Tipped over & went to bottom of Rouge River, MI; abandoned.

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

MOORE, WILLIAM A. (1865, Tug (Towboat))
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MOORE, WILLIAM A. (1865, Tug (Towboat))