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

Ship owner: Great Lakes Transit Corp.; Peninsula Packers; U.S. Maritime Commission; Western Transit Co.

Ship builder: Chicago Ship Building Co., Chicago, Illinois

Engine builder: Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Year ship built: 1903

Year engine built: 1903

Creator: Peninsula Packers

Final disposition: Out of documentation in 1955. Scrapped in Japan in 1957.


To coast in 1942. Converted by Gulf Engineering Co. in Algiers, Louisianna.



1) Western Transit Co.

2) Great Lakes Transit Corp. (1916)

3) U. S. Maritime Comm. (1942)

4) Peninsula Packers, Seattle, Washington (1947)

Registry number: US. 200593

Hull number: 64

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 26 ft.

Width: 50.2 ft.

Length: 381.6 ft.

Stroke length: 42 in.

Gross tonnage: 4623

Net tonnage: 3785

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Quadruple expansion

Piston 1: 21 in.

Piston 2: 30 in.

Piston 3: 43.5 in.

Piston 4: 63 in.

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