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

Other name(s): Maia; Scandia; Valga

Ship owner: Dana Steamship Co.; J. Davidson; Svenson & Jesperson

Ship builder: Chicago Ship Building Co., Chicago, Illinois

Engine builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Year ship built: 1917

Year engine built: 1917

Creator: Dana Steamship Co.

Final disposition: Out of LR., '67 - 72. Probably scrapped.


Not reported since 1950, - U. S. S. R.


b) Scandia

c) Maia (Estonia #938) (1934)

d) Valga (U.S.S.R.) (1960)


1) J. Davidson, Bay City, Michigan

2) Dana Steamship Co., Copenhagen, Denmark (Svenson & 

    Jesperson).  Purchased while under construction.

Registry number: Denmark

Hull number: 82

Vessel type: Propeller

Height: 18.4 ft.

Width: 43.7 ft.

Length: 250 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 1932

Net tonnage: 1116

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20 in.

Piston 2: 33 in.

Piston 3: 54 in.

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