1910                                  Alabama                                                 1964

Steel Great Lakes passenger vessel

Built at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Dry Dock Co., Hull 36
Launched Dec 18, 1909

272’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 44’ beam, 17’ depth
5 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2000 IHP

Enrolled at Duluth MN April 25, 1910 (#28)
250.0 x 45.5 x 26.1, 2626 GT, 1684 NT     US 207138     to:
Goodrich Transit Co., Chicago IL (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service 1910

Fleet went into receivership Dec 1932

Sold at auction May 1933 to William F. Price, representing the bondholders.  Resold to Chriscarala Corporation, Chicago IL

Operated 1933-1935 seasons by Journeys Inc., Chicago IL, D. Sullivan & Co., Mgr.

Sold 1937 to Kirby Line, Detroit MI, Earl G. Kirby, Mgr. (home port to Detroit MI)

Sold 1939 to Chicago, Duluth & Georgian Bay Transit Co., Detroit MI (home port to Chicago IL)

Sold 1946 to Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Returned 1947 to previous owners, laid up at Holland MI and did not operate again for the fleet

Sold 1960 to John W. Magill, Chicago IL.  Cut down to a deck barge at Holland MI

Sold 1964 to Stender Marine Construction Co., Bay City and used occasionally for non-transportation uses.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Nov 1951 (#29)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 6



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