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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: U.S.S. LST 393

Other name(s): Highway 16

Ship owner: U.S. Navy; Wisconsin & Michigan Transportation Co.

Ship builder: Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: General Motors

Year ship built: 1942

Year engine built: 1942


No registry number until rechristened "Highway 16".


b) Highway 16 (US. 255408)


1) U.S. Navy

2) Wisconsin & Michigan Transportation Co. (1948)

Registry number: US 255408

Hull number: 423

Vessel type: Car Ferry; Landing Ship (Tank)

Height: 21.6 ft.

Width: 50 ft.

Length: 311.7 ft.

Stroke length: 10.5 in.

Gross tonnage: 2680

Net tonnage: 2346

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel (2)

Piston 1: 8.75 in

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