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

Ship owner: E.D. Carter

Ship builder: Murphy, Murphy and Miller, Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1887

Year engine built: 1887

Final disposition: Abandoned, 1927.

Notes:

Burned December 12, 1898.

Engines removed and put into steamer Australia in 1902.  Hull used thenceforth as a barge.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) J. & J. Corrigan, Cleveland, Ohio

2) E.D. Carter, Erie, Pennsylvania

3) Morton Salt Co., Chicago, Illinois

4) Construction Materials Co., Chicago, Illinois (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 106493

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 21.5 ft.

Width: 41 ft.

Length: 290 ft.

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 2236

Net tonnage: 2181

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 19 in.

Piston 2: 33.5 in.

Piston 3: 56 in.

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