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

Ship owner: Mystic Steamship Co.; Rutland Transit Co.; Rutland-Lake Michigan Transit Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Year ship built: 1910

Year engine built: 1910

Final disposition: Abandoned and scrapped at Chicago, Illinois, 1948.

Notes:

Launched March 19, 1909.  Converted to a Bulk freight, self-unloader in 1929.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg, N. Y.

2) Mystic Steamship Co., Boston, MA.

3) Rutland-Lake Michigan Transit Co., Chicago, IL

Registry number: US. 207301

Hull number: 183

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 27.2 ft.

Width: 43.2 ft.

Length: 244 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 2431

Net tonnage: 1431

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Quadruple expansion

Piston 1: 17.5 in.

Piston 2: 25.5 in.

Piston 3: 37 in.

Piston 4: 54 in.

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