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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: I. Watson Stephenson

Ship owner: I. W. Stephenson; Saginaw Bay Transportation Co.; Stephenson Trustees

Ship builder: F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Michigan

Year ship built: 1895

Year engine built: 1895

Location engine built: W. Bay City, Michigan

Final disposition: Abandoned, Cleveland, Ohio, 1935. Hull used as a breakwater.



1) I.W. Stephenson, Menominee, Michigan

2) Stephenson Trustees, Wells, Michigan

3) Saginaw Bay Transportation Co., Cleveland, Ohio (Last owner)

Registry number: US.100597

Hull number: 107

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 11.9 ft.

Width: 35 ft.

Length: 172 ft.

Stroke length: 32 in.

Gross tonnage: 639

Net tonnage: 501

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 18 in.

Piston 2: 36 in.

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