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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Abner C. Harding

Other name(s): Arkansas; H. J. Dixon

Ship owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.; Toronto Towing & Salvage Co.

Ship builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.

Engine builder: Frontier Iron Works

Year ship built: 1907

Year engine built: 1872

Final disposition: Scrapped in Toronto, C.1963


Engine built in 1872 by Frontier Iron Works. From "C.A. Morgan" ex. "Riverside".


b) Arkansas

c) H. J. Dixon (C. 190900)


1) Great Lakes Towing Co.

2) Toronto Towing & Salvage Co.

Registry number: US. 204588; C.190900

Hull number: 2

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 11.6 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Length: 74 ft.

Stroke length: 24 in.

Gross tonnage: 98

Net tonnage: 34

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Fore and Aft, compound

Piston 1: 18 in.

Piston 2: 31 in.

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