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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: U.S.L.H.T. Marigold

Other name(s): Miss Mudhen II

Ship owner: Lyons Construction Co.; Michigan Dredging Co.; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Lighthouse Service

Ship builder: Detroit Dry Dock Co.

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1890

Year engine built: 1890


Launched November 15, 1890 as a lighthouse tender



b) Miss Mudhen II (US 264968) (diesel dredge) (1953)


1) U. S. Lighthouse Service

2) U. S. Coast Guard

3) Lyons Construction Co., Whitehall, Michigan

4) Michigan Dredging Co., Muskegon, Michigan

Hull number: 105

Vessel type: Lighthouse Tender

Height: 12.3

Width: 27

Length: 150

Stroke length: 24

Gross tonnage: 453

Net tonnage: 252

Materials: Iron

Engine type: Triple Expansion

Piston 1: 14.5

Piston 2: 22

Piston 3: 36

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