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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Charles F. Dunbar

Other name(s): Betty D.; Minnecog; Sol R. Crown

Ship owner: Bathurst Lumber Co.; Canadian D. & D. Co.; Construction Materials Co.; Daly & Hannan; Great Lakes Towing Co.; J. Fraser; Maytham Tug Line

Ship builder: Union Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, New York

Engine builder: H.G. Trout

Engine re-builder: Sorel Mechanical Shops

Year ship built: 1898

Year engine built: 1898

Final disposition: Scrapped in 1970 at Hamilton.


b) Betty D. (C. 131010 - 1913)

c) Sol R. Crown (U.S. - 1931)

d) Sol R. Crown (Canada - 1942)

e) Minnecog (1946)

Engines: 1) Triple expansion, 27in. stroke, 16 x 25 x 40

2) Fore & aft, 24in. stroke, 18 x 36. Built 1918, installed 1946.



1) Maytham Tug Line, Buffalo, N.Y.

2) Hand & Johnson Tug Line (Great Lakes Towing mgrs.),

    Cleveland, Ohio

3) Daly & Hannan, Ogdensburg, N.Y. (1903)

4) Bathurst Lumber Co., Bathurst, New Brunswick

5) Construction Materials Co., Chicago, Illinois

6) J. Fraser, Amherstburg, Ontario

7) Canadian Dredge & Dock Co., Toronto, Ontario

Registry number: US. 127241;C.131010

Hull number: 85

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 10.8 ft.

Width: 23.4 ft.

Length: 86.2 ft.

Stroke length: 27 in.

Gross tonnage: 136

Net tonnage: 92

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Fore & Aft; Triple Expansion

Piston 1: 16 in.

Piston 2: 25 in.

Piston 3: 40 in.

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