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

Other name(s): Lizzie Madden

Ship owner: Cameron & Whitney; E. Madden; J. Davidson; T.F. Madden

Ship builder: J. Oades, Detroit, Michigan

Engine builder: Frontier Iron Works

Year ship built: 1887

Year engine built: 1887

Final disposition: Burned off Tawas (Saginaw Bay) on November 22, 1907.


Originally two decks. Rebuilt in 1890 as a Steam barge.

J. Davidson hull #44 (1892).


b) Lizzie Madden (1891)


1) Cameron & Whitney

2) J. Davidson (1890)

3) T.F. Madden, Bay City, Michigan (1891)

4) E. Madden, Bay City, Michigan (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 126431

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 13 ft.

Width: 34 ft.

Length: 175 ft

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 938

Net tonnage: 517

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Steeple compound

Piston 1: 24 in.

Piston 2: 46 in.

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