PHILIP BECKER U74214 #
Year of Build: 1876 Official Number: 74214 CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at: Buffalo, NY Vessel Type: Tug (Towboat) Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 1 Builder Name: J. LeRock Original Owner: Wm. McRae POWER Propulsion: Screw # Cylinders: 1 # Boilers: 1 # Propellers: 1 DIMENSIONS Length: 51′ Beam: 13.3′ Depth: 6.4′ Tonnage (gross): 28 Tonnage (net): 19 Final Location: 10 miles off Oswego, NY. Lake Ontario. Date: 17 Nov 1879 How: Foundered in blizzard/gale. Notes: 3 lives lost, the crew transferred to barge GORDON which sank with all hands. HISTORY 1877 Owned Wm McRae, Montreal, QUE. 1879 Owned Hickler Bros., Buffalo, NY. 1879, Nov 17 Foundered in blizzard/gale.
Mills List #
Mills Record 1 of 1 Original Vessel Data Name: [ Philip Becker ] Mills Number: [ 043090 ] Propulsion: [ Screw Propeller ] Official Number: [74214 ] Dimensions: [ 51x 13 – 28 tons ] Built in: [ Buffalo, New York, U.S.A., 1876 ] Other Registrations (Before & After Canadian Registration) Previously Registered: [ U.S.A. ] Date Previously Registered: [ 1876 ] Closing Information Date Closed: [1879/11 ] Reason Closed: [ Foundered ] Where Closed: [ Near Oswego, New York, U.S.A. ] Addendum .Philip Becker; 51x13x6 Owned by W. McRae, Montreal. Built by J. LeRock, Buffalo 1876. Engine 14×16 by J. B. Sutton, Buffalo. Tug. Sank 17/11/79 while under tow near Oswego, New York., 3 killed.