Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 110667
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 68.33
Width 17.00
Depth 8.00
Gross Tonnage 59.00
Net Tonnage 30.00
Hull Material Iron
Hull Number 00006

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rig changed to barge, 1943 (59 gross - 59 net). Converted to oil, 1944 (70 gross - 33 net). Tonnage change, 1961 (73 gross - 50 net).
History First enrolled at Cleveland, OH, on April 25, 1885.Keel was laid in August, 1883, on speculation. Some consideration was given as use for fire tug for City of Cleveland, but was rejected. Left the yard in May, 1885.
As RECORD: Collided with tug JOE D. DUDLEY in Duluth harbor, May 31, 1895; $500 loss to RECORD.
Crossed bow of steamer ROBERT FULTON while taking a line, during heavy rain storm, and was sunk, June 3, 1898; three lives lost. Loss estimated at $7,000.
Whaleback steamer JAMES B. NEILSON, while being towed, increased speed, causing tug to roll over and sink; one life lost, October 8, 1899.
Was struck by steamer BRADFORD while lying at ore dock, Superior, WI, and sank; one life lost, November 7, 1902. Loss estimated at $7,000.
Disposition Removed from documentation in May, 1975, as scrapped.

Build Information

Builder Globe Ship Building Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1884-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
CATHY ANN1961-00-001975-00-00U.S.110667
HARMS, ARTHUR B.1947-00-001961-00-00U.S.110667

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Alamo Water Transportation Co.1953-00-001975-00-00U.S.110667
Couture Brothers Fish Co.1927-00-001930-00-00U.S.110667
Frank Becker1936-00-001943-00-00U.S.110667
Globe Ship Building Co.1885-00-001886-00-00U.S.110667
Great Lakes Towing Co.1899-00-001899-00-00U.S.110667
H.D. Coffinberry & Robert Wallace (one-half each)1886-00-001887-00-00U.S.110667
H.W.A. Harms Towing Co.1943-00-001953-00-00U.S.110667
Inman Tug Line1887-00-001899-00-00U.S.110667
Russell Couture1930-00-001936-00-00U.S.110667
Union Towing & Wrecking Co. (Great Lakes Towing Co., Mgrs.)1899-00-001927-00-00U.S.110667