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RECORD

Built in 1884, by the Globe Ship Building Company of Cleveland, Ohio (hull #6) as the Record for the Globe Ship Building Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1886, the tug was acquired by H.D. Coffinberry and Robert Wallace of Cleveland, Ohio. Where she retained her name.

In 1887, she was acquired by Inman Tug Line Incorporated of Duluth, Minnesota. Where she retained her name.

In 1899, the tug was acquired by the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Where she retained her name.

In 1927, she was acquired by Couture Brothers Fish Company of Detroit, Michigan. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1936, the tug was acquired by an individual named Frank Becker of Detroit, Michigan. Where she retained her name.

In 1943, she was acquired by the Harms Marine Services Incorporated of Houston, Texas. Where the tug was renamed as the Arthur B. Harms.

In 1953, the tug was acquired by the Alamo Water Transportation Company of Houston, Texas. Where she was renamed the Cathy Ann.

In 1975, she was scrapped.


  • Vessel Name: RECORD
  • USCG Doc. No.: 00110667
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6
  • Ship Builder: Globe Ship Building Co.
  • Year Built: 1884
  • Length: 68.3
  • Hull Depth: 8
  • Hull Breadth: 17
  • Gross Tonnage: 59
  • Net Tonnage: 30
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Record, Arthur B. Harms, Cathy Ann
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Globe Ship Building Co., H.D. Coffinberry & Robert Wallace, Inman Tug Line Inc., Great Lakes Towing Co., Union Towing & Wrecking Co., Couture Brothers Fish Co., Russell Couture, Frank Becker, H.W.A. Harms Towing Co., Alamo Water Transportation Co.