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VERMONT

Built in 1914, by the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio (hull #28) as the Vermont for the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1949, the tug was converted to diesel propulsion. Powered by one, Cleveland 12-278A diesel engine. With a Falk Reverse reduction gear, at a ratio of 3.5:1 Turning one, 102(in) by 66(in), three bladed, fixed pitch, stainless steel propeller. She is a single screw tug, rated at 1,200 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by one, Detroit Diesel 3-71 diesel generator set, and one Detroit Diesel 2-71 diesel generator set.
(Paul Strubeck)


  • Vessel Name: VERMONT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 212455
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WH8581
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 28
  • Ship Builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Length: 71
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 13
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 98
  • Net Tonnage: 52
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    VERMONT