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

Ship owner: United States Steel Corp.

Ship builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works

Engine builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, Michigan

Year ship built: 1917

Year engine built: 1917

Final disposition: Scrapped, Port Colborne, Ont., 1986.


Classified by Lloyds Register only


United States Steel Corp, Duluth, Minnesota

Registry number: US. 215870

Hull number: 170

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 27.9 ft.

Width: 60 ft.

Length: 580 ft.

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 7969

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 24 in.

Piston 2: 40 in.

Piston 3: 65 in.

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