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Harry T. Ewig (Propeller), U81803, 1927


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Steam Screw W.W. BROWN. U.S. No. 81803. Of 3,852 tons gross; 2,778 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1902. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 346.0 x 48.2 x 24.0 Crew of 21. Pasenger service. Of 539 Indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly Steam Screw W.W. BROWN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909.



Steam Screw BALTIC.* U.S. No. 81803. Of 3,852 tons gross; 2,778 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1902. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 346.0 x 48.2 x 24.0 Crew of 20. Pasenger service. Of 539 Indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly Steam Screw W.W. BROWN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920
     
     
     
      Steam Screw JOHN W. AILES.* U.S. No. 81803. Of 3,852 tons gross; 2,778 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1902. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 346.0 x 48.2 x 24.0 Crew of 26. Freight service. Of 540 Indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly Steam Screw [a] W.W. BROWN, [b] BALTIC.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923
     
     
     
      Steam Screw HARRY T. EWIG. * U.S. No. 81803. Of 3,852 tons gross; 2,778 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1902. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 346.0 x 48.2 x 24.0 Crew of 26. Freight service. Of 540 Indicated horse power. Steel built. Owned by the Valley Capms Steamship Co. 9Ohio]
      *Formerly Steam Screw [a] W.W. BROWN, [b] BALTIC, [c] JOHN W. AILES.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1927 [steam vessels]
     
     
     
W.W. BROWN.* Built February 1, 1902 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U.S. No. 81803 3582 gt -2778 nt 346' x 48.2' X 24'
* Renamed (b) BALTIC -US -1920
      (c) JOHN W. AILES - US - 1922.
      (d) HARRY T. EWIG - US -1926
Converted to crane ship in 1939
Cut in half and reduced to two scows in 1964. On October 29, 1965, both scows broke tow on Lake Michigan. Bow section struck Frankfort, Mich., breakwater and sank; stern section grounded at Christmas Cove. Vessel officially removed from documentation on January, 1966.
      Chicago Steamboat Co., Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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ex W.W. BROWN, BALTIC, JOHN W. AILES
Date of Original:
1927
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McN.R.1919
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Harry T. Ewig (Propeller), U81803, 1927