1918 New-York Harbour Tug Boat.
Size: 47 cm L x 33 cm Hgh Ref. SMM-08
The Brooklyn is an early 20th-century, steam-powered New York
harbor tug The original Brooklyn was built in 1910-1911 by Wm.
Cramp & Sons of Philadelphia. The original builders drawings
are dated December 1910. The Brooklyn was a railroad-transfer tug.
It was built for the New York Dock Co. and spent its entire 50-year
career shuttling barges loaded with railroad cars back and forth
across New York Harbor. For her entire lifetime, she retained her
steam power plant throughout her working career and was sold for
scrapping in the 1960