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

Ship owner: Goodrich Transit Co.

Ship builder: Cleveland Dry Dock Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Engine builder: Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, Ohio

Year ship built: 1891

Year engine built: 1891

Final disposition: Destroyed by fire, March 18,1906 off Port Washington, Wisconsin. Downbound from Green Bay to Chicago. All on board rescued by fish tug Tessler.


Bow and frame heavily reinforced against ice since Goodrich operated full year service.


Launched September 25,1891.


Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago, Illinois

Registry number: US. 106825

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Contributor(s): Cleveland Dry Dock Co.; Globe Iron Works

Height: 13.6 ft.

Width: 32.2 ft.

Length: 200 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 1129

Net tonnage: 958

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 24 in.

Piston 2: 44 in.

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