Edna G. (Propeller), U136545, 2 Apr 1896
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The steel tug EDNA G., which will be launched at the yard of the Cleveland Ship Building Co., Saturday, is 100 feet over all, 23 feet beam and 13 feet depth. This is the tug building for the Duluth & Iron Range Railway Co. for service at Two Harbors. Engines are compound, with cylinders 18 and 40 inches diameter by 30 inches stroke. She will have one of the American Ship Windlass Co.'s tug boat windlasses with iron towing bitts and steam gypsey, and her perfect equipment generally will make her one of the finest tugs on the lakes.
April 2, 1896
The Duluth & Iron Range Railway Co., which controls the movement of vast quantities of ore from Two Harbors, Minn., will have in the steel tug EDNA G., launched at the yard of the Cleveland Ship Building Co. Saturday, the finest craft of her kind on the lakes. The tug sustained some little damage in launching, but the injuries were not serious. This tug will be worth about $40,000 when completed. She is 100 feet over all, 23 feet beam and 13 feet depth, and has engines of 18 and 40 inches
cylinder diameters, by 30 inches stroke. Steam will be furnished by a Babcock & Wilcox water tube boiler. The pilot house and quarters forward will be. patterned after the houses of seagoing tugs, and the finish and furnishing of the cabin and officers ' quarters will be as elaborate as that of the best freight vessel. A tug boat windlass, with iron towing bitts and steam gypsey, will be furnished by the American Ship Windlass Co.
April 9, 1896
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- launch, Cleveland
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- William R. McNeil
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