ROONEY, WILLIAM E. (1872-73, Tug (Towboat))
Identification
Year of Build:
1872-73
Official Number:
80401
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Thomas Brace
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
12 x 12", 155hp@160rpm engine bult Knight & Sisson, Buffalo, NY, 1873.
Dimensions
Length:
40.8'
Beam:
12.7'
Depth:
4.2'
Tonnage (gross):
11.49
Tonnage (net):
5.75
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Swan Creek, Toledo, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
1942
How:
Abandoned.
History

1874 4'4" x 8'; 100# steam; firebox boiler built Brennan Works, Detroit, MI.

1876 Owned M.J. Wilcox, Toledo, OH.

1899 Owned Lafayette S. Sullivan, Toledo.

1903, Dec 15 Rebuilt.

1908 C116487; 40.8 x 12.7 x 4.2; 11 gross/6 net tons.

1930 Owned John Lee, Wallaceburg, ONT.

1942 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ROONEY, WILLIAM E. (1872-73, Tug (Towboat))