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

Ship owner: Western Transit Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co., Wyandotte, Michigan

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1888

Year engine built: 1888

Final disposition: Sank on September 16, 1901 in Lake Superior, off Eagle Harbor. All (24) hands lost.


Launched on November, 16, 1887.

Dry Dock Engine Works #140.



1) Western Transit Co. (Only owner)

Registry number: US. 95953

Hull number: 82

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 22.7 ft.

Width: 41 ft.

Length: 288 ft.

Stroke length: 48 in.

Gross tonnage: 2294

Net tonnage: 1853

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 23 in.

Piston 2: 36 in.

Piston 3: 62 in.

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