Pere Marquette 12

1927                                  Pere Marquette 12                                  20

Steel twin-screw crossriver railroad carferry

Built at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Corporation, Hull 234

400’ LOA, 372’ LBP, 53’ beam, 22’ depth
1 decks, coal-firedboilers, 2 inclined compound engines, 3200 IHP

Enrolled at
386.0 x 53.1 x 18.5, 2767 GT, 1123 NT     US 227030     to:
Pere Marquette Railway Co., Detroit MI (home port Port Huron MI)

Entered service 1927 carrying freight cars across the Detroit River between Detroit MI and Windsor ON

Home port to Detroit MI 1943

Transferred 1970 to Canadian National Railways, Montreal QC (home port to Windsor ON) and renamed St. Clair  (2)
Reduced to barge at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks
Enrolled Canadian at 2770 GT, 844 NT     Can 329724

Reentered service carrying freight cars across the St. Clair River between Port Huron MI and Sarnia ON



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