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

Other name(s): State of Michigan

Ship owner: Barry Transportation Co.; Goodrich Transit Co.; S. B. Grummond

Ship builder: Rand & Burger, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Engine builder: T. Murphy, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1873

Year engine built: 1873

Final disposition: Sank off of Montague, Michigan on October 18, 1901


High pressure, non-condensing engines from W.A. Moore (28 x 36).


b) State of Michigan (1893)


1) Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago, Illinois

2) S.B. Grummond, Detroit, Michigan (1891-1897)

3) Barry Transportation Co., Chicago, Illinois (1900)

Registry number: US. 6849

Hull number: None

Vessel type: Passenger and Freight, propeller

Height: 10 ft.

Width: 29 ft.

Length: 165.4 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 736

Net tonnage: 639

Materials: Wood

Engine type: High pressure, non condensing; Steeple compound

Piston 1: 22 in.

Piston 2: 40 in.

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