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S. S. Wilfred Sykes Inland Steel

S. S. Wilfred Sykes Inland Steel Boats, Ships
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Stock #: 48357
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Frank T. Patyk
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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One of the largest ore boats on the great lakes. This flagship of the Inland Steel Flest was built at a coast of $5,000,000.00. With a length of 678 feet and width (beam) of 70 feet, it is one of the largest ships that can be operated on the Great Lakes. Its capacity is 21,700 tons and it will make a speed of 16 1/2 miles per hour loaded, 17 1/2 light, enabling it to make forty-four round trips per season carrying iron ore from the head of Lake Superior to the miles at Indiana Harbor, Indiana.