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

Ship owner: Bultema Dock & Dredge Co.; Grand Trunk-Milwaukee Car Ferry Co.

Ship builder: Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Year ship built: 1927

Year engine built: 1927

Final disposition: Scrapped 1994 at Port Maitland, Ontario

Notes:

Christened with milk in honor of Wisconsin's dairy industry.

Remarks:

Owners:

1) Grand Trunk-Milwaukee Car Ferry Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2) Bultema Dredge & Dock Co., Muskegon, Michigan

Registry number: US. 226275

Hull number: 227

Vessel type: Car Ferry

Height: 19.2

Width: 56.2

Length: 347.9

Stroke length: 36

Gross tonnage: 2942

Net tonnage: 1488

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 34

Piston 3: 56

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