Pere Marquette 14

1904                                  Pere Marquette 14                                  1957

Steel quadruple-screw cross-river railroad carferry

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 156
Launched Dec 19, 1903

351’9”’ LOA, 326’ LBP, 52’ beam, 21’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, 2 compound engines, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Jan 13, 1904 (Temp #38)
327.6 x 52.1 x 21.0, 2531 GT, 1655 NT     US 200611     to:
Eastern Equipment Co. (mortgage holder for Pere Marquette Railroad Co.)

Entered service 1904 across the St. Clair River between Port Huron MI and Sarnia ON but spent most of her career carrying freight cars across the Detroit River between Detroit MI and Windsor ON

Permanent enrollment at Detroit MI April 27, 1906 (#63) to:
Pere Marquette Railroad Co., Detroit MI

Fleet renamed Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. 1947

Sold for scrap 1957 to Luria Brothers & Co.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 260



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