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Built as 1927, by the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio (hull #56) as the Connecticut for the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1998, the tug was scrapped.

In 1958, the tug was converted to diesel propulsion. Powered by a single, Cleveland 12-278 diesel engine. With a Farrel-Birmingham reduction gear, at a ratio of 4.233:1. Turning one, 102(in) by 87(in), three bladed, fixed pitch, stainless steel propeller. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,050 horsepower.

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

  • Vessel Name: CONNECTICUT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 226554
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted Registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 56
  • Ship Builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Length: 81
  • Hull Depth: 12.5
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 99
  • Previous Vessel Names:
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Great Lakes Towing Co.