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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: John D. Johnson

Other name(s): Welcome

Ship owner: B. Davis; B.F. Foster; C. A. Matejka; Inland Steel Co.; Johnson; Moore

Ship builder: J.D. Johnson, Marine City, Michigan

Year ship built: 1913

Final disposition: Out of documentation in 1956. Probably abandoned due to its age.


First engined with steam, then (later) with diesel or gas.



(b) Welcome


(1) Johnson, Algonac, Michigan

(2) More, Algonac, Michigan

(3) B. Davis, Chicago, Illinois

(4) B. F. Foster, Chicago, Illinois

(5) Inland Steel Co., Chicago, Illinois

(6) C. A. Matejka, Chicago, Illinois

Registry number: US. 211540

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Ferry

Height: 6

Width: 16

Length: 53

Gross tonnage: 50

Net tonnage: 34

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Steam

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