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

Other name(s): Alaska; Green Bay; Iroquois; Oneida

Ship owner: C. Reiss Coal Co.; Great Lakes Towing Co.; Seaway Towing Inc.; Wellington Towing

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

Engine builder: Klotz & Kramer, Sandusky, Ohio

Engine re-builder: Kahlenberg Brothers

Year ship built: 1912

Year engine built: 1893


Original steam engines built in 1893 by Klotz and Kramer in Sandusky for tug "Peerless".  Engines rebuilt in 1958 by Kahlenberg Brothers to diesel engines.


b) Green Bay (1934)

c) Oneida (1981)

d) Iroquois

e) Alaska (1990)


1) Great Lakes Towing Co.

2) C. Reiss Coal Co., Sheboygan, Wisconsin (1934)

3) Seaway Towing, Inc., Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (1979)

4) Wellington Towing, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

5) Great Lakes Towing Co. (1990)

Registry number: US. 210878

Hull number: 21

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 10.2 ft.

Width: 18.6 ft.

Length: 73.4 ft.

Stroke length: 24 in.

Gross tonnage: 71

Net tonnage: 36

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel

Piston 1: 22 in.

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