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

Other name(s): Birchglen; Joan M. McCullough; Samuel Mather

Ship owner: Interlake Steamship Co.; Parrish & Heimbecker; Soo River Line

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

Year ship built: 1927

Year engine built: 1927

Final disposition: Scrapped, 1988, Sydney, Nova Scotia.



b) Samual Mather (1965)

c) Joan M. McCullough (1975)

d) Birchglen (1982)


1) Interlake Steamship Co.

2) Soo River Line (Pierson) (1975)

3) Parrish & Heimbecker (1982)

Registry number: US. 226176

Hull number: 793

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Contributor(s): American Ship Building Co.

Height: 27.9

Width: 60.2

Length: 586.3

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 8024

Net tonnage: 6314

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 24 in.

Piston 2: 41 in.

Piston 3: 65 in.

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