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

Ship owner: Erie Sand Steamship Company; Wyandotte Transportation Co.

Ship builder: Detroit Shipbuilding Co.

Engine builder: Dry Dock Engine Works, Detroit, Michigan

Year ship built: 1909

Year engine built: 1909

Final disposition: Scrapped at Humberstone, 1973.


Launched April 24, 1909.


b) Sidney E. Smith, Jr. (1968)

c) Alpena (1972)


1) Wyandotte Transportation Co.

2) Erie Sand Steamship Co. (1966)

Registry number: US. 206130

Hull number: 177

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter, self unloader

Height: 26 ft.

Width: 47 ft.

Length: 363 ft.

Stroke length: 36 in.

Gross tonnage: 2886

Net tonnage: 1787

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Quadruple expansion

Piston 1: 17.5 in.

Piston 2: 25.5 in.

Piston 3: 37 in.

Piston 4: 54 in.

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