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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: William C. Agnew

Other name(s): Ben W. Calvin; George F. Rand

Ship owner: Boland & Cornelius; Mitchell & Co.

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

Year ship built: 1911

Year engine built: 1911

Final disposition: Sold for scrap, 1974, and scrapped at Valencia, Spain.



b) George F. Rand (1926)

c) Ben W. Calvin (1954)


1) Mitchell & Co., Cleveland, Ohio

2) Boland & Cornelius, Buffalo, New York


Registry number: US. 208396

Hull number: 388

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 31 ft

Width: 58 ft

Length: 540 ft

Stroke length: 42 in

Gross tonnage: 7510

Net tonnage: 6350

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 23 in

Piston 2: 38 in

Piston 3: 63 in

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