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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: E. M. Foster

Other name(s): Edward H. Jenks; Faustin

Ship owner: Foster; Mullen Coal Co.

Ship builder: Foster, Port Dover, Ontario

Year ship built: 1882

Year engine built: 1882

Final disposition: Stranded 5 miles south of Pte. Aux Barques on October 18, 1888. Salvaged, sold American in 1889/90. Sank in Detroit River on May 15, 1910 (Raised). Sank in Detroit River on September 4, 1912.


Spent much time either ashore or under water.


b) Edward H. Jenks (1890)

c) Faustin


1) Foster, Port Dover

2) Mullen Coal Co.

Registry number: US.136048;C.85471

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 10.4 ft.

Width: 24 ft.

Length: 123 ft.

Stroke length: 16 in.

Gross tonnage: 256

Net tonnage: 166

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Steeple compound

Piston 1: 12 in.

Piston 2: 21 in.

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