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

Other name(s): Altadoc; D.B. Weldon; E.E. Johnson; John P. Geistman

Ship owner: Goderich Elevator & Transit Co.; Great Lakes Lumber & Shipping Co. Ltd.; J.P. Geistman; Lakehead Transportation Co., Ltd.; Minnesota Steamship Co.; N. M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd.; Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

Ship builder: Chicago Ship Building Co., Chicago, Illinois

Engine builder: Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1896

Year engine built: 1896

Final disposition: Scrapped, Thunder Bay, Ontario, 1978.


Sold Canadian 1940.  Engines removed in 1965.


b) John P. Geistman (1936)

c) E. E. Johnson (1940) (Canadian Registry No. 171063)

d) Altadoc (1945)

e) D. B. Weldon (1962)


1) Minnesota Steamship Co.

2) Pittsburgh Steamship Co. (1901)

3) J. P. Geistman (1936)

4) Lakehead Transportation Co. Ltd. (1938)

5) Great Lakes Lumber & Shipping Co. Ltd. (1940)

6) N. M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd. (1945)

7) Goderich Elevator & Tran

Registry number: US. 92736

Hull number: 21

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 23.4

Width: 48.2

Length: 406

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 4223

Net tonnage: 3669

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 25

Piston 2: 40

Piston 3: 68

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