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

Other name(s): Lake Indian; Rose Murphy

Ship owner: John G. Murphy; U.S. Shipping Board

Ship builder: McDougall-Duluth Co., Duluth, Minnesota

Engine builder: McDougall-Duluth Co., Duluth, Minnesota

Year ship built: 1918

Year engine built: 1918

Final disposition: Sank off Sand Key Light Florida on January 25, 1927.


Built on speculation for McDougall - Duluth. Co.  Launched on July 31, 1918.


b) Lake Indian

c) Rose Murphy


1) U.S. Shipping Board (req'd.)

2) John G. Murphy, Mobile, Alabama

Registry number: US. 216990

Hull number: 9

Vessel type: Laker

Height: 18.1

Width: 43.6

Length: 251

Stroke length: 40

Gross tonnage: 1991

Net tonnage: 1178

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 33

Piston 3: 54

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