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J. V. O'Brien (Tug), U76755, 3 Sep 1888


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Capt. A.S. Hand left this morning for Oscoda with the new tug J.V. O'BRIEN which was built for the Union Drydock Co. to take the place of the burned tug G.R. HAND. The tug O'BRIEN is 76 ft. long, 17 ft. beam and 10 ft. deep.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 3, 1888 3-6


Steam screw JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. U. S. No. 76755. Of 57.69 tons gross; 28.84 tons net. Built 1888 at Buffalo, N.Y. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 68.4 x 17.4 x 8.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
     
     
      Tug JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. built Buffalo 1888 by the Union Dry Dock Co. Owned by O. & A. T. Co. Home port, Oscoda. Value, $12,000. Class A 1.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1890
     
     
      Screw propeller JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. Official Canada No. 103580. Of 59 tons gross; 31 tons reg. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888, Rebuilt Buffalo, N.Y, 1892. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 70.0 x 16.5 x 8.2 and of 31 horse power. Owned by Wm. E. Bigwood, of Byng Inlet, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1902
     

      Screw propeller JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. Official Canada No. 103580. Of 59 tons gross; 31 tons reg. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888,
Rebuilt Buffalo, N.Y, 1892. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 70.0 x 16.5 x 8.2 and of 14 horse power. Owned by Wm. E. Bigwood, of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1905
     
     
      Screw propeller JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. Official Canada No. 103580. Of 59 tons gross; 31 tons reg. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888, Rebuilt Buffalo, N.Y, 1892. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 70.0 x 16.5 x 8.2 and of 29 horse power. Owned by Port Arthur Construction Co., of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1920
     
     
      Screw propeller JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. Official Canada No. 103580. Of 59 tons gross; 31 tons reg. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888, Rebuilt Buffalo, N.Y, 1892. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 70.0 x 16.5 x 8.2 and of 29 horse power. Owned by Port Arthur Construction Co., of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1933
     
     
      Screw propeller JULIAN V. O'BRIEN. Official Canada No. 103580. Of 59 tons gross; 31 tons reg. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888, Rebuilt Buffalo, N.Y, 1892. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 70.0 x 16.5 x 8.2 and of 29 horse power. Owned by John N. McLeod, Powell River, B. C.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1935
     
NOTE:-- Not Entered after 1935.
     
In September 1936, after her machinery had been removed, the J V O'Brien was towed out to deep water in Thunder Bay, Lake Superior, possibly 12 to 15 miles off Port Arthur and was sunk at what was known as Sawyers Deep, the Deepest part of Thunder Bay, "set on fire and sunk".
      Information Courtesy of Brien Westhouse
     


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new vessel Buffalo
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1888
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William R. McNeil
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J. V. O'Brien (Tug), U76755, 3 Sep 1888