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Virginia Express (Propeller), U216135, 1921


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Steam screw VIRGINIA EXPRESS.* U. S. No. 216135. Of 1,948 tons gross; 1,157 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1918. Home port, Newport News, Va. 251.0 x 43.8 x 18.5 and a crew of 27. Freight service. Of 1,300 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw LAKE STIRLING.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923 [Steam vessels]



Steam screw LAKE STIRLING. U. S. No. 216135. Of 1,948 tons gross; 1,157 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1918. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 251.0 x 43.8 x 18.5 and a crew of 36. Freight service. Of 1,300 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920 [Steam vessels]
     


LAKE STIRLING* (WAR THRUST) Built March 20, 1918 Ocean Steamer - Steel
U. S. No. 216135 1948 gt - 1157 nt 251' x 43.8' x 18.5'
* Renamed (b) VIRGINIA EXPRESS - US - 1921
      (c) VIRGINIA EXPRESS - Brit - 1930
      (d) VERA - Latvia - 1930
      (a) MEMPHIS - Estonia - 1932
      (f) MEMPHIS - Germany - 1935
      (g) MEMPHIS - Greece - 1945
      (h) CIMBRIA - Germany - 1949
      Scrapped at Hamburg, Germany in 1957. Arrived, Hamburg, Nov. 18, 1957.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex LAKE STIRLING
Date of Original:
1921
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1705
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Virginia Express (Propeller), U216135, 1921