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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: William A. McGonagle

Other name(s): Lynda Hindman; Marguerite W.; Ruth Hindman

Ship owner: Duluth, Missabe, and Northern Railway; Great Lakes Lumber & Shipping Co. Ltd.; Hindman Trans.; Lakehead Transportation Co., Ltd.; Pigeon Timber Co. Ltd.

Ship builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Engine builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Year ship built: 1908

Year engine built: 1908

Final disposition: Scrapped, 1966.


Sold Canadian 1935



b) Marquerite W. (1935) (C.153120)

c) Ruth Hindman (1953)

d) Lynda Hindman (1965)


1) Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railway

2) Pigeon Timber Co. Ltd., Port Arthur, Ontario

3) Lakehead Transportation Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, Ontario

4) Great Lakes Lumber & Shipping, Ltd., Port Arthur, Ontario

5) Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound, Ontario

Registry number: US. 205880; C.153120

Hull number: 364

Vessel type: Fire Tug

Height: 15 ft

Width: 28 ft

Length: 110 ft

Stroke length: 40 in

Gross tonnage: 275 t

Net tonnage: 183 t

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Double, high pressure

Piston 1: 20 in

Piston 2: 20 in

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