The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Tug), 1 Oct 1882


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Buffalo, N.Y., Oct. 5. -- David Bell is putting the finishing touches on his new wooden tug and she will be ready for sea in a few days. Her hull was built by Capt. Sam Gibson, and is of good model and staunch construction. Her length over all is 75 feet, beam 16 feet, hold 9 feet. She has a 20 by 22 inch engine, and a half inch iron boiler, 7 by 13 feet. The engine and boiler are of Mr. Bell's own make. The tug is on the market. Her cost is about $10,500.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook No. 2. October 1882
     


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New tug, Buffalo
Date of Original:
1882
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McN.E.10559
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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(Tug), 1 Oct 1882