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