Post card, sent by Dorothy Parsons to her cousin, Georgia Parson, sometime around 1915. Dorothy was the daughter of Captain Joseph Webb Parsons, Master of the Calcite from 1913 to 1920.SS Calcite
Built: 1912 by Detroit Ship Building Company, Wyandotte, Michigan - Launched March 30, 1912 - Commissioned June 14, 1912
Dimensions: 436' length x 54' beam x 29' depth.
Cargo Capacity: 7000 tons of stone
Owner: a)Calcite Transportation Co. (1912) - b) Bradley Transportation Company (1923) - U. S. Steel Corporation (1952)
Scrapped: 1961 at Conneaut, Ohio
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