Category:New York Central No. 13 (tugboat, 1887)

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Type Tugboat
Ship class Railroad Tugboat
Built by John H. Dialogue and Sons, Camden, New Jersey
Yard number 275
Completion date
Length overall 27.4 m (30 yd)
Beam 5.9 m (6.5 yd)
Draft 3.1 m (3.4 yd)
Gross tonnage 103
Main engine 2 cylinder steam engine, high pressure cylinder – 15 inch and low pressure cylinder – 30 inch, 232 hp, replaced in the 1950s by two GM 6-110 diesel engines sitting back to back with a Falk transmission gear 410 hp


  • 1887 Named: NEW YORK CENTRAL No. 13 for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad to push carfloats (long barges with train tracks on their decks) and other kinds of barges across the waterways of New York City.
  • Sold to tugboat company, Kosnac Floating Derrick Co. Renamed: HAY-DE
  • Starred, along with Bruce Willis, in the final scene of the 1991 movie "Billy Bathgate."
  • 1980 The midsection of the deck house was removed
  • Sold to Eric Fischer Renamed: NEW YORK CENTRAL No. 13
  • The tugboat is undergoing restoration at Garpo Marine in Tottenville Staten Island, NY.

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