|Builder:||Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin|
|Launched:||December 18, 1909|
|Out of service:||1946|
|General characteristics |
|Type:||Great Lakes passenger steamer|
|Length:||275 ft (84 m) o/a|
|Beam:||44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)|
|Depth:||17 ft 1 in (5.21 m)|
Alabama was built by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company at Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 1909. She was 275 ft (84 m) in length, had a 46 ft (14 m), 6 in (15 cm) beam, and drew 17 ft 1 in (5.21 m) She was equipped with a 2,200 horsepower quadruple expansion steam engine and a three coal-burning Scotch marine boilers.
Alabama's first owner was the Goodrich Transit Company.
In 1946, the Georgian Bay Line sold Alabama for conversion to barge service. She was moved to Detroit's Rouge River where her passenger cabins were removed and her hull renovated for use as a cargo barge to haul scrap metal.
was later scrapped.
- "Alabama". Marine Historical Society of Detroit. 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2012.