MILWAUKEE (1902, Package Freighter)


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
93265
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Package Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Hull Number:
55
Builder Name:
Chicago Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Western Transit Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple Expansion
# Cylinders:
3
# Boilers:
3
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
23" & 38" & 64" x 40" engine built Chicago Ship Building Co. Three 12' x 11'6", 180 psi scotch forced draft boilers built American Ship Building Co, Cleveland, OH.
Dimensions
Length:
325'
Beam:
44'
Depth:
28'
Tonnage (gross):
3327
Tonnage (net):
2424
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hamilton, ONT.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
 May 1940
How:
Scrapped.
History

1902 Built Chicago Ship Building Co, Chicago for Western Transit Co, Buffalo, NY.

1916 Purchased by Great Lakes Transit Corporation, Buffalo.

World War I Operated by United States Railroad Administration; assigned to Lehigh Valley fleet.

1920 Returned to Great Lakes Transit Corporation.

1940, May Scrapped at Hamilton, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

MILWAUKEE (1902, Package Freighter)
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MILWAUKEE (1902, Package Freighter)