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Name: LAKE MICHIGAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1901
Completed: 02/1902
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 264
Dimensions: 8200grt, 5340nrt, 469.5 x 56.2 x 31.9ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 64 x 45ins), 722nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115252
History:
02/1902 Beaver Line (Elder Dempster & Co), Liverpool
1903 Canadian Pacific Railway Co, Liverpool
1916 Canadian Pacific Railway Ocean Lines, Liverpool
16/04/1918 Sank
Comments: Passenger accommodation 122 x 1st, 130 x 2nd and 500 x 3rd class
Liverpool Quebec Montreal service
16/04/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U100 when 93 miles N by
W of Eagle Island on a voyage from Liverpool and the Clyde to St.John NB


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