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A.T.S. Tug No.7

  • Built in 1896, by (David) Bell Steam Engine Works of Buffalo, N.Y. as the tug Harvey D. Goulder for L.P. and J.A. Smith, Cleveland, OH.
  • Acquired in 1899 by the Great Lakes Towing Co. of Cleveland, OH., name retained
  • Acquired in 1917 by the United States Shipping Board, name retained
  • Acquired in 1920 by the United States Army Quartermaster Corps
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, designated A.T.S. Tug No. 7
  • Retired by the US Army, date unknown
  • Acquired in 1922 by the Michigan Limestone and Chemical Co., Pittsburgh, PA., a division of the U.S. Steel Corporation of Pittsburgh, PA., renamed Frederick T. Kellers
  • Acquired in 1953 by the American Tug and Transit Co. of Port Huron, MI., name retained
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping In 1994
    Displacement 156 t.
    Length 79'
    Beam 23'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    one Kingsford boiler
    converted to diesel in 1957
    single propeller 500shp
    Rebuild 1945, tonnage change, 143 gross - 97 net
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    Merchant Service
    ATS No.7
    53k L.P. & J.A. Smith, Great Lakes Towing Co. tug Harvey D. Goulder underway, date and location unknown Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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