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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: A. W. Colton

Ship owner: E. Jacques; G. Nestor; Great Lakes Towing Co.; Union Towing Co.; Van Horn; W.W. Wells

Ship builder: David Bell, Buffalo, New York

Engine builder: D. Bell Steam Engine Works, Buffalo, New York

Year ship built: 1881

Year engine built: 1881

Final disposition: Abandoned and scrapped in 1945.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Van Horn, Toledo, Ohio (1884)

2) G. Nestor, Detroit (c.1887)

3) Union Towing Co., Duluth

4) E. Jacques (1925)

5) W.W.Wells, Duluth (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 106025

Hull number: 27

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 10 ft.

Width: 18 ft.

Length: 81 ft.

Stroke length: 26 in.

Gross tonnage: 92

Net tonnage: 48

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Steeple, compound

Piston 1: 15 in.

Piston 2: 30 in.

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