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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: City of Flint 32

Other name(s): Roanoke

Ship owner: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway; Norfolk & Western Railway; Pere Marquette Railway

Ship builder: Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Engine builder: General Electric

Year ship built: 1930

Year engine built: 1929


Engines removed in 1970.


b) Roanoke (1970)


1) Pere Marquette Railway

2) Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (1947)

3) Norfolk & Western Railway (1969)

Registry number: US. 229316

Hull number: 247

Vessel type: Train Ferry

Height: 22.6 ft.

Width: 57 ft.

Length: 369 ft.

Gross tonnage: 3327

Net tonnage: 762

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Turbines, {twin}

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