The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bob Tweed (Propeller), U3262, 1 Aug 1883


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The V. O. T. Line is about to lose Captain Teed, and all regret it, from stockholders and managers down to the humblest boy in the office. The Captain's father and himself have invested in a fine new tug, built to their order by Martel at Saugatuck, which is to be launched today and will arrive in Chicago on Tuesday. captain Teed takes command and the new boat will run in Captain Edward Van Dalson's line. The name of the new boat. The name of the new boat -- it has been kept a secret until now. -- BOB TEED [sic]-- She is 78 feet long and 17 feet beam, and has an engine 18 x 22.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, August, 883
     
     
Steam screw BOB TWEED. U. S. No. 3262. Of 45.22 tons gross; 22.61 tons net. Built Saugatuck, Mich., 11883. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 64.2 x 18.7 x 8.7.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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tug launch, Saugatuck
Date of Original:
1883
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McN.E.10595
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bob Tweed (Propeller), U3262, 1 Aug 1883