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

Other name(s): Eastrich; Forestdale; Howard Hindman

Ship owner: Atlas Steamship Co.; Eastern Terminals Co.; Hindman Trans.; Lake Superior Iron Co.; Pittsburgh Steamship Co. (Carnegie); Pittsburgh Steamship Co. (U. S. Steel Corp.); Reoch Transports, Ltd.

Ship builder: Cleveland Ship Building Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Cleveland Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1890

Year engine built: 1890

Final disposition: Scrapped Hamilton, Ontario 1961.


Sold Canadian 1928 (C. 138870)

b) Eastrich (C.138870), 1930

c) Howard Hindman, 1943

d) Forestdale (1954)



1) Lake Superior Iron Co., Ishpeming, Michigan (1890-1900)

2) Pittsburgh Steamship Co. (Carnegie) (1900-1901)

3) Pittsburgh Steamship Co., (U.S. Steel Corp.) (1901-1913)

4) Atlas Steamship Co., Duluth, Minnesota (1913-1928)

5) Easterm Terminals Co., Winnepeg, Manitoba (1928-1943)

6) Hindman Trans. Co. Owen Sound (1944-1954)

7) Reoch Transports, Toronto, Ontario (1954-1961)

Registry number: US. 141050

Hull number: 6

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 23.3

Width: 38

Length: 266

Stroke length: 36

Gross tonnage: 1896

Net tonnage: 1074

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17

Piston 2: 29

Piston 3: 47

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