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

Ship owner: J. Hurley; J.Homegardner; Northern Trans. Co.

Ship builder: Quayle and Martin, Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1861

Year engine built: 1861

Final disposition: Abandoned in 1897.



1) Northern Trans. Co., Ogdensburg, New York

2) J. Hurley, Detroit, Michigan (1884)

3) J. Homegardner, Sandusky, Ohio (1894) (Last owner.)

Registry number: US. 7325

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, propeller

Height: 10.8 t.

Width: 27.7 ft.

Length: 136.6 ft.

Gross tonnage: 479

Net tonnage: 180

Materials: Wood

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