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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: John F. Cushing

Other name(s): James E. Skelly; Olive L. Moore

Ship owner: Escanaba Towing Co.; Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.; R. C. Fox; Socony Mobil Oil Co.

Ship builder: Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Busch-Sulzer

Year ship built: 1928

Year engine built: 1928


Reengined in 1968 with a 10 cylinder Fairbanks-Morse diesel with a 10 inch stroke and 8.25 inch piston diameter


(B) James E. Skelly (1965)

(C) Olive L. Moore (1966)


(1) Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Chicago, Illinois

(2) R. C. Fox, Deerfield, Illinois (1965)

(3) Socony Mobil Oil Co. (1966)

(4) Escanaba Towing Co. (1970)

Registry number: US. 227740

Hull number: 241

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 13.8

Width: 27.1

Length: 120.2

Stroke length: 27

Gross tonnage: 301

Net tonnage: 205

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel

Piston 1: 6 cyl.

Piston 3: 17

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