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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Sir William Fairbairn

Ship owner: Bessemer Steamship Co.; Buckeye Steamship Co.; Gamma Lake Ship Co.; Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1896

Year engine built: 1896

Final disposition: Scrapped, 1964 at Hamilton, Ontario.


Storage Hull, 1960.  Launched August 1, 1896



1) Bessemer Steamship Co.

2) Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

3) Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland, Ohio

4) Gamma Lake Ship Co., Buffalo, New York

Registry number: US. 116736

Hull number: 124

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 23.9

Width: 45.6

Length: 424.6

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 3807

Net tonnage: 2760

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 24

Piston 2: 38

Piston 3: 64

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