The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jupiter (Propeller), 1901


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The steel freighter JUPITER was built by the American Shipbuilding Company and launched at the Lorain Yard as builder’s hull #308 for the Gilchrist Transportation Company of Cleveland. Dimensions 246 x 48 x 28; 3719 gross tons and 2769 net tons. Official registry number was US.77458. Powered by triple expansion engines of 22, 35, and 58 inch diameter of cylinders by 42 inch stroke, also built by American Ship. JUPITER was one off six identical sister vessels built for Gilchrist in 1901, the others being MARS, NEPTUNE, SATURN, URANUS, and VENUS. MARS became Canadian MARTIAN (i) in 1916 and was scrapped in the Thirties, NEPTUNE is now the second MARTIAN and belongs to Canada SS Lines. SATURN is now Algoma’s ALGOSOO. URANUS became Algoma’s W.C. FRANZ and was lost in collision in 1934. VENUS is presently the craneship STEEL PRODUCTS. JUPITER passed into the Interlake SS Company fleet in 1913 and retained its name. Later on it sailed in the Jupiter Steamship Company fleet and that of Cargo Carriers, Inc. (Cargill Grain Co.) until it was finally Scrapped at Hamilton
      Telescope Magazine
      September 1961 p. 172


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history
Date of Original:
1901
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McN.E.5941
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jupiter (Propeller), 1901