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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Herbert F. Black

Other name(s): Joliet; Poweraux Mark

Ship owner: Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co.; M.A. Hanna Co.; Power Auxiliary Corp.

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

Year ship built: 1916

Year engine built: 1916

Final disposition: Scrapped in 1964 in West Germany (Hamburg).


b) Joliet (1930)

c) Poweraux Mark (1963)


1) M. A. Hanna Co., Cleveland, Ohio (Donner Steamship Co.)

2) Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co. (1930)

3) Power Auxiliary Corp. (1963)

Registry number: US. 214466

Hull number: 717

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 30 ft.

Width: 54 ft.

Length: 504 ft.

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 6262

Net tonnage: 4824

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 23 in.

Piston 2: 38 in.

Piston 3: 63 in.

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