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

Ship owner: Mahoning Steamship Co.

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

Year ship built: 1910

Year engine built: 1910

Final disposition: Capsized in lower Lake Huron with a load of coal during the Big Blow of November 7-13,1913, 28 lives lost. Floated for several days prior to sinking, and sits upside down on the bottom, heavily explored by divers.


Identical to the Isaac M. Scott, also lost during the great storm.



Mahoning Steamship Co., Cleveland, Ohio  (M.A. Hanna Co., manager)

Registry number: US. 207539

Hull number: 381

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 30 ft.

Width: 54 ft.

Length: 504 ft.

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 6322

Net tonnage: 4901

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 23.5 in.

Piston 2: 38 in.

Piston 3: 63 in.

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