The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Tug), 1 May 1856


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Pratt & Wood are building a steam-tug. Her length is 80 feet, beam 14 feet 4 inches, hold 6 feet. She will be propelled by two oscillating engines of 40 horse power, and a Philadelphia wheel of 5 feet diameter, from the Vulcan Works of Barton & Griffith, Buffalo. She is intended for carrying freight, towing or lightering; will be used in the Toledo trade, and in point of speed will be unsurpassed by any. She will be ready about the 15th. - Toledo Blade, 1st.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 6, 1856


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building
Date of Original:
1856
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McN.E.678
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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(Tug), 1 May 1856