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
Keel laid -
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
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")
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 -
* 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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