Daring (steamboat 1909)
The steamboat Daring operated in the early 1900s as part of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet and was later converted into a tug.
|Operator:||Chesley Tug Co.|
|Builder:||Crawford and Reid|
|Out of service:||15 January 1922|
|Fate:||Sunk in Collision|
From 1916 to 1918, Daring was operated as a tug by Chesley Tug Co. out of Seattle, and was then sold to Pacific Great Eastern Railway, Victoria, British Columbia and renamed Clinton. On 15 January 1922 the tug Clinton was rammed and sunk by Canadian Pacific Railway ferry Princess Royal in Burrard Inlet.
- Newell, Gordon R., ed., H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, at 159, Superior Publishing, Seattle, WA 1966
- "Clinton". The New Mills List. Konston, Ontario: Queens University. Archived from the original on 23 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
- "Will Probe the Sinking of Tug". Vancouver Daily World. 18 January 1922. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
- Daring Historic images[permanent dead link]
- another view of Daring, showing classic lines of this small propeller steamer[permanent dead link]
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