ASUNCION (1900, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1900
Official Number:
107598
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, OH
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Note: 1 deck with hold-beams; 3 watertight bulkheads; double-bottom ballast tanks.
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
American Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
A. B. Wolvin, et al, Duluth, MN
Ownership Notes:
International Steam Ship Company.
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Quadruple Expansion
# Cylinders:
4
# Boilers:
2
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
15,23,35 54 x 36" engine, American Ship Building Co. 2 12'6" x 10'6" water-tube boilers, Babcock & Wilcox Co., NY.
Dimensions
Length:
242'
Beam:
42'
Depth:
26' 5"
Tonnage (gross):
2196
Tonnage (net):
1328
History

1900, Oct 1 Launched, Lorain, OH; sister to PARAGUAY, 1900.

1903 San Francisco, CA District.

1910 Rebuilt as oil tanker.

1915 Standard Oil Co. of California, San Francisco, CA.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ASUNCION (1900, Bulk Freighter)