AUGUSTA (1882, Tug (Towboat))
Identification
Year of Build:
1882
Official Number:
85419
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Andrews & Son
Location of Original Owner:
St. Catharines
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
High Pressure (including HPNC)
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
21 x 20", 20hp steam engine built E. Sheperd & Co., Buffalo, NY, 1864.
Dimensions
Length:
66'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
6.4'
Tonnage (gross):
57.11
Tonnage (net):
30.55
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Dalhousie, ONT. dock. Lake Ontario
Date:
1 Dec 1909
How:
Burned.
Notes:
1909, Dec 29 Registery closed "vessel was burned at Port Dalhousie on 12-1 and was totally lost." Owned Daniel McGrath.
History

1899 Owned H.H. Helliwell, St. Catharines, ONT.

1909 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
Great Lakes Register
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Donald V. Baut
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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AUGUSTA (1882, Tug (Towboat))