(1906) 1924                                  Raleigh                                  1925 (1944)

Steel ocean package freighter

Built at Sparrows Point MD by Maryland Steel Co., Hull 74
Launched 1906

230’ LOA, 222’ LBP, 33’ beam, 21’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Built for the Baltimore Steam Packet Co. (Old Bay Line), Baltimore MD

Sold Feb 1924 to Saginaw-Bay City Steamship Co., Saginaw MI and came to the Great Lakes

Sold end of 1925 season for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes via the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

Renamed Marion (U.S.) 1925 and (Panama) 1939.  Renamed Manryu Maru (Japan) 1942.

Scuttled Dec 1941 at Hong Kong by British forces before capture by Japanese forces.  Raised by Japanese and returned to service.

Torpedoed and sunk Oct 12, 1944 by H.M.S. Strongbow in Malacca Straits off Malay Peninsula.



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