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

Ship owner: Great Lakes Towing Co.

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

Engine builder: Wilson & Hendrie, Montague, Michigan

Engine re-builder: General Motors Corp.

Year ship built: 1911

Year engine built: 1870

Final disposition: In Service.


Original engines from tug G. A. Tomlinson (1896) which in turn was from the steam barge Belle P. Cross (1870).  Re-engined with a General Motors diesel at some point.



Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Registry number: US 208339

Hull number: 14

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 11.5

Width: 20

Length: 71

Stroke length: 32

Gross tonnage: 111

Net tonnage: 60

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel; Steeple compound

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 40

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