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

Other name(s): City of Alpena; State of Ohio

Ship owner: Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.; Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co.; E.C. Lampe

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Engine builder: R.H. Dunham & Co., New York, New York

Engine re-builder: Fletcher

Year ship built: 1880

Year engine built: 1847

Final disposition: Burned in Cleveland on May 20, 1924. Hull later used as barge. Stranded near Lorain, Ohio on December 17, 1929.


Launched June 23, 1880.

Engines from "United States", Lake Champlain. (US. 25125).   Engines rebuilt by Fletcher in 1880.


b) City of Alpena (1886)

c) State of Ohio (1893)


1) Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co.

2) Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co.

3) E.C. Lampe, Vermillion, Ohio

Registry number: US. 125808

Hull number: 32

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, sidewheel

Height: 13.3 ft.

Width: 32.4 ft.

Length: 225.2 ft.

Stroke length: 132 in.

Gross tonnage: 1222

Net tonnage: 917

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Beam

Piston 4: 50 in.

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