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

Ship owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.

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

Engine builder: Dunham Towing & Wrecking Co.

Engine re-builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.

Year ship built: 1911

Year engine built: 1881


First engines from tug "O.B. Green" of 1881; high pressure, non condensing, 18 in. piston with 18 in. stroke.  Rebuilt by Great Lakes Towing Co. in 1919 to fore-and-aft, non-condensing, with two 25 in. pistions and 25 in. stroke.  Engines rebuilt to diesel in 1955 by General Motors.

Assisted in rescue work, "Eastland" disaster in Chicago, July 24, 1915.



1) Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Registry number: US. 208915

Hull number: 15

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 11.6 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Length: 74 ft.

Stroke length: 18 in.

Gross tonnage: 98

Net tonnage: 36

Materials: Steel

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 2: 18 in.

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