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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Samuel F. Hodge

Ship owner: Crescent Transportation Co.; H. S. Hodge

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: Samuel F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1881

Year engine built: 1881

Final disposition: Burned at Lake Ontario on July 5, 1896.


This steam barge had two decks.



1) Crescent Transporation Co., Detroit, Michigan

2) H. S. Hodge, Detroit, Michigan

Registry number: US. 115763

Hull number: 43

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 12.8

Width: 30

Length: 149. 4

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 585

Net tonnage: 466

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 22

Piston 2: 36

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