AMADEUS, JAMES (1874, Tug (Towboat))
Identification
Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
75616
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lavayea
Original Owner and Location:
P. Smith, Cleveland, OH
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
63'
Beam:
16'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (gross):
42
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Five miles off Pt. Pelee.
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Nov 1892
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Three lives lost. Enroute to wreck of barge H.P. BALDWIN Colchester, ONT. when boat sprang a leak & sank.
History

1883 Rebuilt; dimensions recorded 62.8' x 14.9' x 8'; 44.67/22.23 tons.

1890 Repaired.

1892, Nov 3 Sank Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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AMADEUS, JAMES (1874, Tug (Towboat))