ACME (1893, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1893
Official Number:
107039
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
O'Grady & Maher
Original Owner and Location:
Maytham Tug Line, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
HPNC engine 22 X 26", 500 hp at 120 rpm by Sutton Bros., Buffalo 1893. l firebox boiler 8'6" x 14', 125# by Riter Bros., Buffalo 1892.
Dimensions
Length:
66.8'
Beam:
17'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (gross):
58.52
Tonnage (net):
29.26
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, NY, Lake Erie.
Date:
15 Apr 1902
How:
Wreck
Notes:
Run down by WILKESBARRE, sunk and declared a total loss, early spring.
History

1893 July 17 First enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1899 Maytham Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.

1900 Great Lakes Towing Co., Buffalo.

Date Unknown Owned Hand & Johnson Tug Line, Buffalo, NY.

1902 Wrecked at Buffalo, NY.

1907 August 17 Documents surrendered, Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Great Lakes Register
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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ACME (1893, Tug (Towboat))