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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: William A. Irvin

Ship owner: City of Duluth; Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

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

Engine builder: De Laval Steam Turbine Co., New York, New York

Year ship built: 1938

Year engine built: 1938

Final disposition: Exhibit ship at Duluth, Minnesota, 1986.


Second deck of cabins on the fore part of the ship were company guest quarters for VIP's taking summer trips through the lakes.

One time flagship of the Pittsburgh Steamship Co. fleet, nicknamed Queen of the Silver Stackers (Pittsburgh Steamship Co.'s smokestacks are painted silver)



1) Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

2) City of Duluth (Minnesota)

Registry number: US. 237395

Hull number: 811

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 28.2 ft

Width: 60.2 ft

Length: 593.2 ft

Gross tonnage: 8240 t

Net tonnage: 6072 t

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Turbine

Piston 1: 2 cyl.

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