Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 200702
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 77.50
Width 20.25
Depth 8.66
Gross Tonnage 133.00
Net Tonnage 66.00
Hull Material Iron

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt in 1940 (78.42 x 19.75 x 8.42; 85 gross - 58 net). Rebuilt and converted to diesel at Ashtabula, OH, and Bay City, MI, 1965-1966.
History Built as fire tug. Vessel not documented until 1903. Reportedly sold to L.A. Wells Construction Co., Cleveland, OH, in 1957. Engine and boiler removed by Stadium Boat Works, Cleveland. Hull later removed to Old River Bed, Cleveland, then to Ashtabula, OH, where rebuilding was resumed. Estate of L.A. Wells reportedly had a $10,000 lien against work. Tug hull towed from Ashtabula to Bay City in summer, 1966.
Removed from documentaton, July, 1965; redocumented, December 1967.
Disposition Out of documentation between 1982-1988.

Build Information

Builder Bell, David
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1887-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
POTTER, GEORGE R.1903-00-001940-00-00U.S.200702

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
City of Buffalo (Fire Dept.)1887-00-001932-00-00U.S.200702
Bernard N. Mago1932-00-001940-00-00U.S.200702
Nicholson Tug Co.1940-00-001965-00-00U.S.200702
American Tug & Transit Co.1965-00-00U.S.200702