The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emory L. Ford (Propeller), U214318, 1 Jun 1916


Description
Full Text

NAME SHIP FOR DETROIT MAN.
The steamship building for the Franklin Steamship Company, and which will be launched some time next month, will be named the EMORY L. FORD, in honor of Emory L. Ford of Detroit, who is connected with the Michigan Alkali Company. The FORD is being built at Lorain and is a 12,000 ton ship.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 11, 1916
     

The new steamery EMORY L. FORD which was launched last Saturday at the Lorain yard of the American Steramship Co., is 600 feet overall, sixty foot beam, and thirty-two feet deep. She will be brought out by Capt. C. Sullivan.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 18, 1916
     
     
Steam screw EMORY L. FORD. U. S. No. 214318. Of 7,986 tons gross; 6,225 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1916. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 580.0 x 60.0 x 32.0 Freight service. Steel built. Crew of 25. Of 2,000 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1918
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
building, Lorain
Date of Original:
1916
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.E.4857
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Emory L. Ford (Propeller), U214318, 1 Jun 1916