The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Federal (Propeller), U130908, 1923


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Steam screw FEDERAL.* U. S. No. 130908. Of 2,881 tons gross; 2,159 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1901. Home port, Houston, Tex. 303.2 x 42.2 x 23.2 Freight service. Crew of 31. Of 1,150 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      * Formerly Steam screw NORTHWESTERN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923
     
     
     
      Steam screw NORTHWESTERN. U. S. No. 130908. Of 2,207 tons gross; 1,299 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1901. Home port, Port Arthur, Tex. 242.0 x 42.2 x 23.2 Oil service. Crew of 25. Of 1,150 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909.
     
     
     
NORTHWESTERN.* Built December 20, 1900 Package Freight Prop. -Steel
U.S. No. 130908 2207 gt -1299 nt 242' x 42.2' x 23.2'
Converted to tanker in 1905; lengthened 61' x in 1920
      *Renamed (b) FEDERAL - US - 1920
Torpedoed April 30, 1942, south of Cuba in position 21.13 degrees N x 76.05 degrees W; 4 lives lost.
      Chicago Steam Boat Co. Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Newspaper
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ex NORTHWESTERN
Date of Original:
1923
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Local identifier:
McN.R.2067
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Federal (Propeller), U130908, 1923