JOHN A. MCGUIRE - Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.       Call sign - WB7240     IMO number -
Owner - Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company - Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S.A.

Location - Photographed while secured alongside the Lakefront docks at Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.     Photograph Date - 1983
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 6 Mar 2003     Last updated - 6 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1954

  (a) John A. McGuire - U.S.A. (1987)
  (b) William Hoey - U.S.A. (1993)
  (c) Margaret Ann - U.S.A.

  As of March 2003 she was still in service as Margaret Ann

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Harbour tug
  Gross tonnage - 131
  Net tonnage - 89
  Deadweight tonnage -
  L.O.A. - 25.01 meters (82'0")
  L.B.P. - 23.64 meters (77'6")
  Width overall - 7.18 meters (23'4")
  Width moulded - 7.47 meters (24'6")
  Draught - 3.51 meters (11'6")
  Depth - 3.37 meters (11'1")

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Defoe Shipbuilding Company
  Country - Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.
  Hull number - 426
  Engine builder - General Motors Corporation - Cleveland Diesel Division, Cleveland, Michigan, U.S.A.
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Detroit 8-cylinder 8-278A diesel
  Horsepower - 800 bhp
  Speed - 12 knots
  Bow/stern thuster hp - none
  Official # - US 267403

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

* 1954 until 1987 she was owned by the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Illinois, U.S.A. as John A. McGuire
* 1987 she was sold to the Gaelic Tugboat Company, Detroit, Michigan and renamed William Hoey (1)
* 1993 the tug was sold to Holly Marine Towing Incorporated and renamed Margaret Ann

Information sources - Lake Boats, Know Your Ships & American Bureau of Shipping
Additional information - Moran's Shoreside Companion for Great Lakes Ships

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