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Peter Reiss (Propeller), U207471, 1910


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PETER REISS, US. 207471, Self Unloading Bulk Freighter. Built in 1910 as a Straight Deck Bulk Freighter by the Superior S. B. Co., Superior, Wl. (Hull #522). Launched May 9, 1910 for the Reiss S. S. Co., Sheboygan, Wl. 524' LOA x 54' x 30"; 5923 GRT. Powered by a triple expansion steam engine and two coal fired Scotch marine boilers. Built mainly for the iron ore trade. Converted to a self unloader in 1949 by the Manitowoc S. B. Co., Manitowoc, Wl. Sold to Clepro Marine Corp., Cleveland in 1972 and sold again later that year to Independent Marine Transport Co., Wilmington, DE. Converted to a barge in 1972 by Hans Hansen Welding Co., Toledo for the Toledo to Buffalo coal trade but saw little service. Towed to Humberstone, Ont. in June, 1973 to be scrapped.
      Detroit Marine Historian
      Calander 1996


Steam screw PETER REISS. U. S. No. 207471. Of 5,923 tons gross; 4,217 tons net. Built Superior, Wis., 1910. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 512.0 x 54.0 x 30.0 Of 1,600 indicated horse-power. Crew of 23.
      Merchant Steam Vessels, U. S., 1911
     


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history
Date of Original:
1910
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McN.E.6759
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Peter Reiss (Propeller), U207471, 1910