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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Missouri

Ship owner: Great Gulf Towing Company; Great Lakes Towing Co.

Ship re-builder: Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, New York

Engine re-builder: Great Lakes Towing Co. (1915) and General Motors Corp.

Year ship built: 1915

Year engine built: 1892

Final disposition: In Service.

Notes:

Original steam engines built by Sutton Brothers, Buffalo, New York, in 1882 for tug Excelsior.

Remarks:

Names:

b) Polk (1883)

c) Michigan (1884)

Owers:

1) Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, Ohio

2) Greater Gulf Towing Co., Tampa, Forida

3) Great Lakes Towing Co.

Registry number: US. 213598

Hull number: 36

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 12.5

Width: 20

Length: 71

Stroke length: 28 in.

Gross tonnage: 98

Net tonnage: 52

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Original: High pressure, non-condensing from tug Excelsior 1892. Re-engined with diesel from General Motors Corp.

Piston 1: 24

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