The steel icebreaking tug, JAMES WHALEN of which an illustration is given on this page was built at Toronto, 1905, and was delivered prior to the closing of navigation, so as to be ready for use in breaking up the ice in the harbor at the opening of the current season. The steamer's dimensions are: Length, 108 ft. over all; breadth, 24 ft.; depth, 13 ft. tonnage, 313 tons; register, 156 tons. The engines are of the fore and aft compound type, cylinders 26 and 40 in: diameter by 36.
The Railway and Marine World
August 1906 489-2