1910                                  Allegheny                                  1942 (1959)

Steel Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 185
Launched July 9, 1910

371’9” LOA, 350’ LBP, 46’ beam, 30’ depth
2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 1700 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Aug 3, 1910 (Temp #5)
350.0 x 46.0 x 31.0, 3898 GT, 2967 NT     US 207792     to:
Conemaugh Steamship Co.

Reenrolled at Erie PA Oct 17, 1910 (#18) to:
Erie & Western Transportation Co., Erie PA (home port Erie PA)
Great Lakes fleet of Pennsylvania Railroad, also known as “Anchor Line”

Entered service 1910

Fleet sold Feb 22, 1916 to Great Lakes Transit Corporation, Buffalo NY (home port to Buffalo NY)
The railroads were required under the provisions of the Panama Canal Act of 1912 to divest themselves of competing vessels.  Great Lakes Transit Corporation was organized to own and operate these vessels.

Renamed George D. Dixon 1925

Remeasured 1926 to 4060 GT, 3129 NT

Sold 1942 to U. S. War Shipping Administration for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes.  Towed down Illinois and Mississippi Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico.

Sold Chilean 1945.  Renamed Concon (Chile) 1945 and Angol 1954.

Scrapped 1959 in Italy.



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