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

Ship owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.

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

Engine builder: Phoenix Iron Works., Port Huron, Michign [for Tug B.B. Inman]

Engine re-builder: General Motors Corp., 1949, new engines installed; Great Lakes Towing Co., 1917, engines rebuilt

Year ship built: 1917

Year engine built: 1895

Final disposition: In Service.


Original steam engines built by Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron, Michigan in 1895 for the tug B. B. Inman.  Rebuilt by Great Lakes Towing Co. in 1917.  Replaced with diesel built by General Motors Corporation in 1949.

Registry number: US. 214846

Hull number: 44

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 12.5

Width: 20

Length: 71

Stroke length: 30

Gross tonnage: 97

Net tonnage: 51

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 18

Piston 2: 36

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