Registry and Rig Information
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|Rebuilds||Rebuilt by Manitowoc Ship Building Co. in winter, 1940-1941 (4272 gross - 3137 net).|
|History||From 1941-1970, ran Milwaukee-Muskegon. Retired from service in September, 1970. Unofficially renamed CLIPPER when purchased by a Milwaukee businessman to be used as museum ship in 1977. Deal fell through and, after spending a year at Sturgeon Bay, WI, shipyard, was taken to Chicago, IL, for use as boutique-flotel at Navy Pier.
Arrived in December 1990, Hammond, IN, where renovation plans were made for the development of retail and office space and other features to make her a tourist attraction.
As MILWAUKEE CLIPPER: Rammed Milwaukee breakwater, outbound in fog, bound for Muskegon; May 28, 1960. Injured fourteen passengers; suffered $30,000 damage.
|Disposition||Retired from service in 1970.|
|Builder||American Shipbuilding Co.|
|Place Built||Cleveland, OH|
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|City of Hammond, IN||1990-00-00||U.S.|
|Erie & Western Transit Co. (Anchor Line)||1905-00-00||1915-00-00||U.S.||201768|
|Great Lakes Transit Corp.||1915-00-00||1940-00-00||U.S.||201768|
|Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co.||1940-00-00||1977-00-00||U.S.||201768|
|Illinois Steamship Co.||1977-00-00||1990-00-00||U.S.||201768|