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

Ship owner: Canonie Corp.; Consolidated Water Power & Paper Co.; Eder Barge & Towing Co.; Newaygo Tug Line; Roen Steamship Co.; U.S. Navy; U.S. Shipping Board

Ship builder: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co., Elizabeth, New Jersey

Engine re-builder: General Motors Corp.

Year ship built: 1919

Year engine built: 1919


Engine rebuilt and installed in 1947 by General Motors Corp.

Original engine: Triple expansion, 30 in. stroke. Pistons: 17 , 25 , 43.


b) L.T. 145

c) Butterfield

d) John Purves


1) U.S. Shipping Board

2) Newaygo Tug Line

3) U.S. Navy (c.1942)

4) Consolidated Water Power & Paper Co.

5) Roen Steamship Co.

6) Eder Barge & Towing Co. (1974)

7) Canonie Corp. (c. 1978)

Registry number: US. 218244

Hull number: 2130

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 14.8 ft.

Width: 27.7 ft.

Length: 142 ft.

Stroke length: 16 in.

Gross tonnage: 422

Net tonnage: 234

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel, (twin)

Piston 1: 12 cyl.

Piston 2: 9.5 in.

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