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History and Notes
- 1896, Aug 1 Launched at Wyndotte, MI; named for British inventor & civil engineer who experimented with iron ship construction.
- 1898, Jul 18 Car ferry on Detroit River came between FAIRBAIRN & her tow, barge CORLISS, cutting tow line; no damage to vessels.
- 1901 Owned Pittsburgh S.S. Co, Duluth, MN.
- 1920 Reboilered, two 11'10" x 12' scotch boilers, 176# working pressure from American Ship Building Co., Cleveland, OH.
- 1922 Reconstructed Conneaut, OH; 424.6 x 45.8 x 23.9', 3807 gross/2760 net tons, side tanks, 4 holds, 13 hatches on 24' centers.
- 1936 Owned Buckeye S.S. Co., Cleveland.
- 1959 Owned Gamma Lake Ship Co. (Continental Grain Co.), used as grain storage hulk.
- 1962 Owned Marine Salvage, Ltd., Port Colborne, ONT.
- 1964 Scrapped.
- William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
- Newspaper Clippings
- John O. Greenwood
- Great Lakes Register
- Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit-Mercy
- Donald V. Baut
- Bowling Green State University
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- American Bureau of Shipping
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- 2008-02-21 10:38:48
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This image is now available from the Alpena County Public Library Great Lakes Maritime Collection site. This MLibrary collection will be retired on April 16, 2018.
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