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

Other name(s): John Spry; Three Brothers

Ship owner: J. Spry Lumber Co.; J.A. White; W. H. White & Co.

Ship builder: Milwaukee Shipyard Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Frontier Iron Works, Buffalo, New York

Year ship built: 1888

Year engine built: 1888

Final disposition: Stranded south of Manitov Island in Lake Michigan on September 27, 1911.



b) John Spry (c. 1892)

c) Three Brothers


1) J. Spry Lumber Co., Chicago, Illinois

2) W. H. White & Co., Boyne City, Michigan

3) J. A. White, Buffalo, New York

Registry number: US. 91998

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 11.8 ft.

Width: 31.4 ft.

Length: 162 ft.

Stroke length: 30

Gross tonnage: 583

Net tonnage: 444

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Steeple compound

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 36

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