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

Other name(s): Adelaide; J.E. Gorman

Ship owner: Great Lakes Transit Corp.; Mutual Trans. Co.; Panagua Steamship Co.; War Shipping Administration

Ship builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works

Engine builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works, St. Clair, Michigan

Year ship built: 1909

Year engine built: 1909

Creator: Great Lakes Transit Corp.

Final disposition: Scrapped in Japan in 1953


To ocean in 1942. Converted by Alabama Dry Dock & Ship Building Co.



b) J. E. Gorman

c) Adelaide


1) Mutual Trans. Co., Buffalo, New York (for Northern Steamship Co.)

2) Great Lakes Transit Corp. (1916)

3) War Shipping Administration (1942)

4) Panagua Steamship Co.

Registry number: US. 206144

Hull number: 61

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 30

Width: 46

Length: 350

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 4053

Net tonnage: 3132

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Quadruple expansion

Piston 1: 19

Piston 2: 27

Piston 3: 40

Piston 4: 58

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