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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: R. J. Hackett

Ship owner: H. H. Brown; Northwest Trans. Co.; Vulcan Transportation Co.

Ship builder: Peck & Masters, Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Cuyahoga Iron Works

Engine re-builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1869

Year engine built: 1869

Final disposition: Burned, November 12, 1905, Whaleback Shoal, on Green Bay (not the city), Wisc.

Notes:

 Re-engined in 1883 with a Steeple Compound, 36 inch stroke, 20 inch and 40 inch pistons.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Northwest Trans. Co., Detroit, Michigan

2) H. H. Brown (c. 1893)

3) Vulcan Transporation Co., Detroit, Michigan

Registry number: US. 21934

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 19.2

Width: 32.5

Length: 211.2

Stroke length: 36

Gross tonnage: 1129

Net tonnage: 921

Materials: Wood

Engine type: 1) HDNC; 2)Steeple compound (1883)with 36 inch stroke, 20 inch and 40 inch diameter pistons

Piston 1: 28

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