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

Other name(s): Eagle

Ship owner: A. W. Hickman; D. M. Wilson; G. P. Gubbins; J.P. Clark; Sloan & Cowles

Ship builder: J.P. Clark, Detroit, Michigan

Engine builder: Detroit Locomotive Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1873

Year engine built: 1873

Final disposition: Abandoned and scuttled in Lake Michigan off Chicago, Dec. 21, 1908.


Shipbuilder G. Irwin, M.C. for J. P. Clark.


b) Eagle (1905)


1) J.P. Clark, Detroit, Michigan

2) Sloan & Cowles, Buffalo, New York (1892)

3) A. W. Hickman, Buffalo, New York (1898)

4) D. M. Wilson, Montague (1905)

5) G. P. Gubbins, Chicago, Illinois (1907) (Last owner)

Registry number: US. 85272

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight

Height: 9 ft.

Width: 25 ft.

Length: 123 ft.

Stroke length: 25 in.

Gross tonnage: 182

Net tonnage: 131

Materials: Wood

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing

Piston 1: 24 in.

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