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

Other name(s): North Shore

Ship owner: A. Booth Packing Co.; C.F. Bird; F. & E. Hintze; Hart Transportation Co.; W. H. Singer

Ship builder: R.T. Rogers, Saugatuck, Michigan

Engine builder: Montague Iron Works

Year ship built: 1894

Year engine built: 1894

Final disposition: Abandoned at Sturgeon Bay. Out of USMV in 1946.


Had second "dummy" stack as North Shore.


b) North Shore


1) C.F. Bird, Saugatuck, Michigan

2) A. Booth Packing Co.

3) Hart Transportation Co., Green Bay, Wisconsin

4) W. H. Singer, Duluth, Minnesota

5) F. & E. Hintze, Chicago, Illinois (last owners)

Registry number: US. 3626

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 6.4 ft.

Width: 21 ft.

Length: 114 ft.

Stroke length: 20 in.

Gross tonnage: 226

Net tonnage: 149

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 14 in.

Piston 2: 28 in.

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