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

Other name(s): Erie Isle

Ship owner: Erie Isles Ferry Co.; Frederica & Philadelphia Navigation Company; P. H. Cahill

Ship builder: Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Engine builder: Neafie & Levy Ship and Engine Building Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Year ship built: 1894

Year engine built: 1894

Final disposition: Cut down to coal barge in Sandusky, Ohio in 1945. 1946 - USMV says "abandoned".


b) Erie Isle


1) (Intentionally blank)

2) P.H. Cahill, Frederica, Delaware (1900)

3) Ferderica & Philadelphia  Navigation Company (1926)

4) Erie Isles Ferry Co., Sandusky, Ohio

Registry number: US. 120979

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, propeller

Height: 6.8 ft.

Width: 26 ft.

Length: 117.8 ft.

Stroke length: 14 in.

Gross tonnage: 315

Net tonnage: 282

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Fore and Aft, (twin)

Piston 2: 9 in.

Piston 3: 18 in.

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