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Henry E. Gillen (ID 1789)


Tug:

  • Built in 1915 by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ashtabula, OH for Henry E. Gillen of Milwaukee, WI
  • Acquired in 1916 by Coastwise Transportation Co. of Boston, MA
  • Inspected by the Navy in 1917 and assigned identification number ID-1789 but was not taken over
  • Acquired in 1922 Fitz Simons and Connell Dredge and Dock Co. of Chicago, IL and renamed Lasalle
  • Renamed John J. Roche in 1940
  • Acquired in 1955 by Merritt, Chapman and Scott Corp. of Chicago
  • Acquired in 1959 by Bultema Dock and Dredge Co. of Muskegon, MI and renamed Barney Nelson
  • Acquired in 1965 by George Kingshott of New Buffalo, MI and renamed Gayle K.
  • Acquired in 1970 by Floyd Crocker of Belmont, MI
  • Acquired in 1971 by Crocker Engineering, Inc. of Belmont and renamed Raven
  • Scrapped in December 1979.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 96 t.
  • Length 75'
  • Beam 20'
  • Draft 12' 5"
  • Complement fourPropulsion: One 400ihp steam engine (converted to diesel in 1965), one shaft.
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