The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Kennedy (Tug), 13 May 1893

Full Text

The tug WILLIAM KENNEDY was launched from the Union Shipyard late today. She is about the size of Hand & Johnson's CASCADE, being of the same length, but for a few inched more beam. She was built for the Vessel Owners' Towing Company of Cleveland, and her dimensions are as follows: Length over all, 84 feet; beam, 20 feet; depth, 11 feet. She has a Lake Erie boiler, 9 x 16 feet and a Whitman, single high-pressure engine 25 x 28. The new tug is also fitted with the Welch Hydraulic Steerer and has an 8 foot steel wheel.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Saturday, May 13, 1893

      The new tug WILLIAM KENNEDY built by the Union Drydock Co. for the Vessel Owners Towing Co., of Cleveland, is out and will leave in a few days.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 16, 1893 3-4

Media Type:
Item Type:
launch Buffalo, &c.
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

William Kennedy (Tug), 13 May 1893