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OHIO (1910)

Built in 1910, by the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio (hull #13) as the Ohio for the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

In 1954, she was crushed between steamer and a pier in Buffalo, New York and was scrapped.

In 1951, the tug was converted to diesel propulsion. Powered by one Cleveland 12-278A diesel engine. Turning one, 102(in) by 66(in), three bladed, fixed pitch, stainless steel propeller. She was a single screw tug, rated at 1,230 horsepower.
(Paul Strubeck)


  • Vessel Name: OHIO (1910)
  • USCG Doc. No.: 208153
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, registry
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 13
  • Ship Builder: Great Lakes Towing Co.
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Length: 71
  • Hull Depth: 12.4
  • Hull Breadth: 20
  • Gross Tonnage: 112
  • Net Tonnage: 61
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Ohio
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Great Lakes Towing Co.