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

Ship owner: Hutchinson & Co.; James & John Corrigan; War Shipping Administration

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

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1897

Year engine built: 1908

Final disposition: Scrapped, Lackawanna, New York, 1955.


Launched May 29, 1897. Engines altered to 19, 32, 50 x 40.  Rebuilt engines from steamer Italia, 1908.



1) James & John Corrigan, Cleveland, Ohio

2) Hutchinson & Co., Cleveland, Ohio

3) War Shipping Adm., Washington, D.C.

Registry number: US. 30089

Hull number: 29

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter (Barge); Steamship

Height: 25.9 ft.

Width: 46.2 ft.

Length: 376 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 3509

Net tonnage: 3331

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20 in.

Piston 2: 30 in.

Piston 3: 52 in.

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