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

Ship owner: H. Williamson; J. Beck; Rose O'Donnell

Ship builder: Unknown shipbuilder in Bay City, Michigan

Engine builder: C.F. Elmes Engine Works, Chicago, Illinois

Year ship built: 1893

Final disposition: Out of B & SM in 1905. Reported transferred to Inland Waters therefor was exempt from registry.


Later converted to a passenger and freight ship.



(1) H. Williamson, Bay City, Michigan

(2) Rose O'Donnell, Saginaw, Michigan (1902)

(3) John Beck, Alpena, Michigan (1904)

Registry number: US. 77112

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Tug

Height: 4.4

Width: 15

Length: 46

Stroke length: 12

Gross tonnage: 21

Net tonnage: 11

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft (twin)

Piston 1: 9

Piston 2: 18

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