Clipped From Escanaba Morning Press
Is a Model Boat. The favorite, which is the largest and most completely equipped wrcck- ing tug on the Great l akes, is built entirely of steel and is said to b<* very seaworthy. She has only been in Mar! quette on one previous occasion, when slu* released the steamer N.van- za, which grounded at Presque Is’e during a heavy fog several years ag'* The vessel ih built for power, and It* work on thhe lakes has been ve ry efficient. efficient. The engines are lit ive- power and were bu;,t by the American a fully equipped machine shop, which can turn out work of all kinds. A part ( f the equipment of the vessel i; a large steam-operated air compressor, compressor, which is used in the operation of the diving equipment. Two divers are included among the crew, and tin have been kept busy during a large part of tli* h time that tiu* work on the Waldo has been in progress. It is now uncertain as to weather the work on the Waldo will be continued continued this winter. This will dope nd almost entirely on the weather. If It continues reasonably mild the Favorite* Favorite* will stick to the* job.