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

Other name(s): Russell 7

Ship owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.; Newtown Creek Towing Co.; T. Ahlquist

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

Engine builder: H. G. Trout, Buffalo, New York (King Iron Works)

Year ship built: 1907

Year engine built: 1885


Original engines built in 1885 (from the "E.C. Maytham").  Went to diesel engines in 1936.

Sold Brazilian in 1952.   To coast c. 1936.


b) Russell 7 (1949)


1) Great Lakes Towing Co.

2) (Intentionally blank)

3) T. Ahlquist, New York (1936)

4) Newtown Creek Towing, Brooklyn, New York

Registry number: US. 204745

Hull number: 242

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 8 ft.

Width: 17 ft.

Length: 71.6 ft.

Stroke length: 24 in.

Gross tonnage: 75

Net tonnage: 51

Materials: Steel

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 1: 20 in.

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