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

Other name(s): Landbo

Ship owner: A.J. McBrier; Boland & Cornelius; Great Lakes Towing Co.; Jos. L. Boland

Ship builder: F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Michigan

Engine builder: Frontier Iron Works

Year ship built: 1890

Year engine built: 1890

Final disposition: Sprung a leak and foundered off Pt. Au Sable, Lake Huron on August 7, 1919. Raised but abandoned.


Sold Canadian in 1916. Engines removed in 1919.



b) Landbo (Canada Registry 134519)


1) J. McBrier, Erie, Pennsylvania

2) Boland & Cornelius

3) Jos. L. Boland, Buffalo, New York

4) Great Lakes Towing Co.

Registry number: US. 130462

Hull number: 63

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 20.3

Width: 41.4

Length: 280

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 1888

Net tonnage: 1512

Materials: Wood

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20

Piston 2: 32

Piston 3: 54

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