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

Ship owner: Eastern Concrete Steel Co.; Marine Operating Co.; Nassau Ferry Co.; Niagara Ferry and Transportation Co.

Ship builder: Harlan and Hollingsworth, Wilmington, Delaware

Engine builder: Harlan & Hollingsworth

Engine re-builder: W & A Fletcher, Buffalo, New York

Year ship built: 1882

Year engine built: 1882

Final disposition: Abandoned in 1930.


Came to Great Lakes in 1920. Engines probably rebuilt by W &  A Fletcher at Buffalo, New York.



1) Nassau Ferry Co., New York, New York

2) Marine Operating Co., New York, New York

3) Eastern Concrete Steel Co., Buffalo, New York (1924)

4) Niagara Ferry & Transportation Co., Buffalo, New York (1926)

Registry number: US. 76290

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Ferry, sidewheel (double-ender)

Height: 8.8

Width: 32

Length: 143

Stroke length: 108

Gross tonnage: 435

Net tonnage: 320

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Inclined Condensation

Piston 1: 36

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