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Northwest Engineering, Green Bay WI

Most recent update: January 10, 2015.


Northwest Engineering Company was founded in 1917, by the Hartman-Greiling Company, of Chicago.  The yard shifted to manufacturing cranes in 1920 but built over 1000 small tugs for the Army in WWII.  It continued as a crane manufacturer until 1983, when it was taken over by Terex Corp.  It closed in 1990.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type Dsn. EFC # GT Feet Delivery Disposition

WWI Construction

    SC 140 US Navy Sub Chaser     135 110 5-Oct-17 To France as C-43
    SC 141 US Navy Sub Chaser     135 110 22-Dec-17 Intended for France but in collision 1917 and lost
  217302 Cockamong U. S. S. B. Tug 1036 1343 192 95 1918 Later Integrity
  217301 Cocheco U. S. S. B. Tug 1036 1344 192 95 1918 Later Invader
      U. S. S. B. Tug 1076 1481 320 132   Cancelled
  217196 Toiler   Tug     320 132  1919 Later Thomas J. Howard, scrapped 1956
  218493 Ashwaubemie   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Grace A. Barrett 
  218516 Lehigh   Tug     177 95 1920  
  218969 Tomah   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Federal No. 1, Jupiter
  218970 Salem   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Eugene F. Moran, Susan A. Moran 
  219146 Pottawotamie   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Thomas Tracy
  219147 Green Bay   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Federal No. 2, Mercury
  219389 Fort Howard   Tug     177 95  1919 Later Richard J. Barrett 
  219390 Allouez   Tug     177 95 1919 Later Helen L. Tracy
  218978 Menominee U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2065 441 141 1919 Sunk 1942
  219143 Moositauka U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2066 441 141 1920 Later Maoi, scuttled 1950 
  219801 Toopi U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2067 441 141 1920 Later Gypsum Queen, Nassau, Pemex XIV, deleted 1955
  219804 Outagamie U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2068 441 141 1920 To USA 194x as LT 54, later Outagamie, Sea Queen, scrapped 1954 
  219903 Pylos U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2069 441 141 1920 Later Mascoutin, Henry W Card, deleted 1959 
  219803 Vallonia U. S. S. B. Tug 1035 2070 441 141 1920 Later Saukee, Trojan., scrapped 1948 
  218514 Vanguard U. S. S. B. Tug 1086 2071 177 95 1920 Later Dalzellace
  218854 Sampson U. S. S. B. Tug 1086 2072 177 95 1920 To USN 1926 as Choctaw (YT 114), sold 1937 as St George
  218853 Mastiff U. S. S. B. Tug 1086 2073 177 95 1920 Later Bouker No. 4, Johnson City
  218515 Guardian U. S. S. B. Tug 1086 2074 177 95 1920 Later R. Granger Benson, Dalzellance

WWII Construction

    GT 931-960 US Army Harbor Tug       22 6/43-7/43 30 boats
    GT 961-1080 US Army Harbor Tug       34 7/43-11/43 120 boats
    GT 1082-1276 US Army Harbor Tug       32 8/43-3/44 195 boats
    GT 1606-1888 US Army Harbor Tug       38 10/43-3/44 283 boats
    GT 1889 US Army Harbor Tug       42 1/44 1 boat
    GT 1890-1980 US Army Harbor Tug       38 10/43-3/44 91 boats
    GT 581-688 US Army Harbor Tug       38 2/44-3/44 108 boats
    GT 2386-2595 US Army Harbor Tug       42 5/44-9/44 210 boats