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

Ship owner: D. Richmond, et alii; G. Tebo (Milwaukee & Escanaba Transportation Company); Kirkland & Ball; Western Transportation Company

Ship builder: Peck & Masters, Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Cuyahoga Iron Works

Year ship built: 1857

Year engine built: 1857

Final disposition: Burned at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin on May 5, 1896 and abandoned.


"Fountain City" - Cincinnati, Ohio.



1) Kirkland & Ball, Buffalo, New York

2) Western Transportation Co. (1963, also 1976, 1984, 1991)

3) D. Richmond, et alii (1966)

4) G. Tebo, Chicago, Illinois  (Milwaukee & Escanaba

    Transportation Co.)  (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 9680

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 12 ft.

Width: 30.4 ft.

Length: 210 ft.

Gross tonnage: 969

Net tonnage: 805

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Direct acting

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