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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Belle Isle

Other name(s): Champlain

Ship owner: Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co.; U.S. War Shipping Adm.

Ship builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Year ship built: 1942

Year engine built: 1942

Final disposition: Scrapped


b) Champlain


1) U.S. War Shipping Adm., Cleveland, Ohio

2) Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co.

Registry number: US. 243612

Hull number: 1009

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 35 ft.

Width: 60.2 ft.

Length: 604.8 ft.

Stroke length: 45 in.

Gross tonnage: 8758

Net tonnage: 6472

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Lentz, 4 cyl

Piston 1: 21 in.

Piston 2: 21 in.

Piston 3: 50 in.

Piston 4: 50 in.

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