The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alabama (Propeller), U130907, 1915


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Steam screw ALABAMA.* U. S. No. 130907. Of 2,621 tons gross; 1,951 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1901. Home port, Port Arthur, Texas. 294.0 x 42.2 x 23.2 and a crew of 28. Tanker service. Of 1,150 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw NORTHTOWN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915
     
     
     
      Steam screw NORTHTOWN. U. S. No. 130907. Of 2,157 tons gross; 1,496 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1901. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 242.0 x 42.2 x 23.2 Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1901. [steam vessels]
     
     
     
      NORTHTOWN.* Built March 2, 1901 Package Freight Propeller - Steel
      U.S. No. 130907 2157 gt - 1496 nt 242' x 42.2' x 23.2'
      Converted to tanker in 1905; lengthened 52' in 1915
      * Renamed (b) ALABAMA - U.S. - 1915
      (c) ALABAMA - Venezuela - 1946
      Scrapped in 1950
      Chicago Steam Boat Co. Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex NORTHTOWN
Date of Original:
1915
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1387
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alabama (Propeller), U130907, 1915