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Pictured as the: Erich R. Luedtke (Luedtke Engineering ) Photo by: Bob Vincent

Built in 1939, by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin (hull #294) as the Erich R. Luedtke for the Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfurt, Michigan.

In 2019, the tug was "laid up" at Frankfort, Michigan. She was a single screw tug, rated at 200 horsepower.

In 2023, the tug was acquired by Fogg Marine Enterprises of Ironton, Michigan, where she retained her name.

(Mark Shumaker)

  • Vessel Name: ERICH R. LUEDTKE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 0238302
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WB9331
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 294
  • Ship Builder: Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Length: 43
  • Hailing Port: FRANKFORT, MI.
  • Hull Depth: 5
  • Hull Breadth: 12
  • Gross Tonnage: 18
  • Net Tonnage: 12
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Luedtke Engineering Co.