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

Ship owner: Reid Towing & Wrecking Co.; Reid Transit Co.; Spokane Steamship Co.; Wilson Transit Co.

Ship builder: Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1886

Year engine built: 1886

Final disposition: Scrapped at Cleveland in 1935.

Notes:

Lengthend to 311.8 ft. in 1892 which increased gross tons to 2356 and net tonnage to 1974.  First automobile carrier on Great Lakes.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland, Ohio

2) Reid Towing and Wrecking Co, Port Huron, Michigan (1910)

3) Spokane Steamship Co. (Reid)

4) Reid Transit Co., Port Huron, Michigan

Registry number: US. 116104

Hull number: 11

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 20

Width: 38

Length: 249

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 1741

Net tonnage: 1465

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 2: 26

Piston 3: 50

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