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

Other name(s): E. G. Mathiott; Elmore; P. W. Sherman

Ship owner: Columbia Transportation Co.; Jones & Laughlin Steel Co.; Valley Camp Steamship Co.; W. A. & A. H. Hawgood

Ship builder: F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Michigan

Engine builder: F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Michigan

Year ship built: 1893

Year engine built: 1893

Final disposition: Scrapped in 1937 at Fairport, Ohio.


Originally had engines and boilers amidships.  Lengthened to 432 feet in 1905 which increased gross tonnage to 3931 and net tonnage to 2901.


b) Elmore (1921)

c) P. W. Sherman (1922)

d) E. G. Mathiott (1928)


1) W.A. & A.H. Hawgood

2) Jones & Laughlin Steel Co.

3) Valley Camp Steamship Co.

4) Columbia Transportation Co. (Last owner) (1925)

Registry number: US. 116558

Hull number: 94

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 20.8

Width: 45

Length: 360

Stroke length: 44

Gross tonnage: 3620

Net tonnage: 2608

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 37.5

Piston 3: 53

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