Daring (steamboat)

Daring (steamboat)

The steamboat Daring operated in the early 1900s as part of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet and was later converted into a tug.

Construction

Daring was built at Tacoma in 1909 by the shipyard of Crawford and Reid for Matthew McDowell’s Seattle-Tacoma-East Pass route. Daring was 98' long and rated at 163 tons.

Later operations

From 1916 to 1918, Daring was operated as a tug by Chesley Tug Co. out of Seattle, and was then sold to Victoria, B.C.|Victoria interests where she was run under the name Clinton.

See also

Matthew McDowell

Notes

External links

Historic images from the on-line collection of the University of Washington

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