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

Ship owner: Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit Co.; Cris-Car-Ala Corp.; Goodrich Transit Co.; Kirby Lines; Paxton Mendelsohn; W. W. Stender

Ship builder: Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Toledo Ship Building Co., Toledo, Ohio

Year ship built: 1910

Year engine built: 1906

Final disposition: Partially scrapped, 1961, Holland, Mich. Reduced to a barge, operated for a time out of Bay City, Michigan.

Notes:

Inactive from 1946 to 1962, Holland, Mich. Laid up, Holland, Mich. Engines removed, circa 1962.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago, Illinois

2) Cris-Car-Ala Corp.

3) Kirby Lines, Detroit, Michigan

4) Paxton Mendelsohn, Detroit, Michigan

5) Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit Co.

6) W.W. Stender, Bay City, Michigan

Registry number: US. 207138

Hull number: 36

Vessel type: Barge

Height: 26 ft.

Width: 45 ft.

Length: 250 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 2626

Net tonnage: 1684

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion, 2000 HP

Piston 1: 23

Piston 2: 38

Piston 3: 62

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