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Original name: Andaste

Ship owner: Andaste Steamship Co.; Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.; Lake Superior Iron Co.; Leathem Smith-Cliffs Co.

Ship builder: Cleveland Ship Building Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Ship re-builder: Leathem Smith, United States, Wisconsin, Sturgeon Bay

Engine builder: Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1892

Year engine built: 1892

Final disposition: Foundered, Lake Michigan, bound from Grand Haven, Michigan to Chicago, September 9,1929. 25 lives lost.

Notes:

Shortened and converted by Leatham Smith, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, 1921.  Original length of 266.9 ft.  Original gross tonnage 1534; net tonnage 1256.

Bulk freighter- Straightback

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Lake Superior Iron Co., Ishpeming, Michigan

2) Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Cleveland, Ohio

3) Leathem Smith-Cliffs Co., Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

4) Andaste Steamship Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Registry number: US. 106926

Hull number: 16

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter, self unloader

Height: 17.9 ft.

Width: 38.1 ft.

Length: 246.9 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 1439

Net tonnage: 1121

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17 in.

Piston 2: 29 in.

Piston 3: 47 in.

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