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

Ship owner: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

Ship builder: Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Skinner Engine Co., Erie, Pennsylvania

Year ship built: 1953

Year engine built: 1953

Registry number: US. 265156

Hull number: 370

Vessel type: Car Ferry

Height: 24 ft.

Width: 59 ft.

Length: 392 ft.

Stroke length: 26 in.

Gross tonnage: 4244

Net tonnage: 2039

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Coumpound uniflow, (twin)

Piston 1: 4 cyl.

Piston 2: 22.5 in.

Piston 3: 51 in.

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