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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Henry R. James

Other name(s): John S. Thom

Ship owner: Quebec & Levis Ferry Co., Ltd.; Rutland Transit Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1890

Year engine built: 1890

Final disposition: Dismantled in 1929.


Cut down to steam barge, c. 1910, gross tonnage 1440, 911 net.

Dry Dock Engine Works #163.


b) John S. Thom (C.126388) (1908)


1) Rutland Transit Co.

2) (Intentionally blank)

3) Quebec & Lewis Ferry Co. (1909) (Last owners)

Registry number: US. 96155; C.126388

Hull number: 104

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 23.4 ft.

Width: 42 ft.

Length: 240 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 2048

Net tonnage: 1553

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Fore and Aft

Piston 1: 28 in.

Piston 2: 52 in.

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