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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Greater Buffalo.
Other name(s): U.S.S. Sable.
Ship owner: U.S. Navy, 1942, United States
Engine builder: Detroit Ship Building Co., 1923, United States
Year ship built: 1923
Year engine built: 1923
Creator: U.S. Navy
Final disposition: Scrapped in Hamilton in 1948.
Notes: Converted to training aircraft carrier in 1942.
Registry number: US. 223663
Hull number: 786
Vessel type: Passenger and freight, sidewheel
Height: 21.3 ft.
Width: 58 ft.
Length: 518.7 ft.
Stroke length: 108 in.
Gross tonnage: 7739 t.
Net tonnage: 3330 t.
Engine type: Inclined compound
Piston 1: 66 in.
Piston 2: 96 in.
Piston 3: 96 in.
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