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

Ship owner: Starke Land & Lumber Co.

Ship builder: Milwaukee Dry Dock Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Sheriffs Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Year ship built: 1888

Year engine built: 1888

Final disposition: Sank off Pentwater, Lower Michigan, April 13, 1907. 14 Lives Lost. (some records note April 23,1907)


See special file.



Stark Land & Lumber Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Registry number: US. 106552

Hull number: 27

Vessel type: Steam barge

Height: 9.1 ft.

Width: 26.2 ft.

Length: 118.8 ft.

Stroke length: 24 in.

Gross tonnage: 230

Net tonnage: 146

Materials: Wood

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 1: 18 in.

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