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Ernest R. Johnson (Propeller), U205106, 1955


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Steam sscrew W.H. BECKER.* U. S. No. 205106. Of 6,346 tons gross; 4,670 tons net. Built at Bay City, Mich., in 1908. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 504.0 x 55.0 x 26.7 and a crew of 33. Freight service. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw ALEXIS W. THOMPSON.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923 [Steam vessels]



Steam sscrew ALEXIS W. THOMPSON. U. S. No. 205106. Of 6,346 tons gross; 4,670 tons net. Built at Bay City, Mich., in 1908. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 504.0 x 55.0 x 26.7 and a crew of 23. Freight service. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911. [Steam vessels]



Steam sscrew EDWARD N. SAUNDERS.* U. S. No. 205106. Of 6,346 tons gross; 4,670 tons net. Built at Bay City, Mich., in 1908. Home port, Wilmington, Del. 504.0 x 55.0 x 26.7 and a crew of 33. Freight service. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built. Owned by Midland Steamship Line [Del.]
      *Formerly steam screw [a] ALEXIS W. THOMPSON, [b] W.H. BECKER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1935 [Steam vessels]



ALEXIS W. THOMPSON.* Built April 2, 1908 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 205106 6436 gt -4670 nt 504' x 55' x 26.7'
* Renamed (b) W.H. BECKER - US -1921
      (c) EDWARD N. SAUNDERS, JR. - US -1933
      (d) ERNEST R. JOHNSON -US -1955
Scrapped at Hamilton, Ont., in 1962.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex ALEXIS W. THOMPSON, W.H. BECKER, EDWARD N. SAUNDERS Jr.
Date of Original:
1955
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McN.R.1842
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ernest R. Johnson (Propeller), U205106, 1955