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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Christopher Columbus.
Engine builder: Samuel F. Hodge & Co., 1893, United States, Michigan, Detroit
Year ship built: 1893
Year engine built: 1893
Creator: Goodrich Transportation Co.
Final disposition: Scrapped, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1936.
Remarks: Reputed to have carried greatest amount of passengers ever on the Great Lakes, one time largest ship on the lakes.
Registry number: US. 126952
Hull number: 128
Vessel type: Day excursion whaleback
Height: 24 ft.
Width: 42 ft.
Length: 362 ft.
Stroke length: 42 in.
Gross tonnage: 1511 t.
Net tonnage: 345 t.
Engine type: Triple expansion
Piston 1: 26 in.
Piston 2: 42 in.
Piston 4: 70 in.
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