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

Other name(s): Zillah

Ship owner: Mitchell & Co.; O. W. Blodgett; Zillah Trans. Co.

Ship builder: F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Michigan

Engine builder: Samuel F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1890

Year engine built: 1890

Final disposition: Stranded and broke up near Whitefish Point, Lake Superior, August 29,1926.


b) Zillah (1900)


1) Mitchell & Co.

2) O. W. Blodgett, Bay City, Michigan

3) Zillah Trans. Co., Bay City, Michigan

Registry number: US. 136106

Hull number: 67

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 13 ft.

Width: 37 ft.

Length: 201 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 748

Net tonnage: 583

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 25 in.

Piston 2: 48 in.

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