Photo #: NH 41613
U. S. Navy 88-foot Harbor Tug
The steam engine for one of the three small tugs (Harbor Tugs Nos. 48-50) built by the Industrial Department of the U. S. Naval Station, New Orleans, La., in 1918-1920.
It is a vertical, single-cylinder, non-condensing engine with a cylinder diameter of 18 inches and stroke of 22 inches and was rated at 300 horsepower.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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Image posted 2 March 2007