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

Ship owner: F.W. Gilchrist; Great Lakes Towing Co.; Maytham Wrecking & Towing Company; Toronto Towing & Salvage Co.

Ship builder: Union Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, New York

Engine builder: H. G. Trout, Buffalo, New York

Year ship built: 1891

Year engine built: 1891

Final disposition: Scrapped in Toronto in 1954?


Never documented in Canada.



1) F.W. Gilchrist, Alpena, Michigan

2) Maytham Wrecking & Towing Company

3) Great Lakes Towing Company

4) Toronto Towing & Salvage Company (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 120839

Hull number: 60

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 11.5 ft.

Width: 18.6 ft.

Length: 74.8 ft.

Stroke length: 28 in.

Gross tonnage: 93

Net tonnage: 46

Materials: Steel

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 1: 23 in.

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