1900                                  Admiral                                  1923

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Ship Building Co., Hull 133
Launched Nov 18, 1899

440’ LOA, 414’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1420 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI March 9, 1900 (#36)
423.9 x 51.9 x 28.0, 4651 GT, 3547 NT     US 107523     to:
Detroit Ship Building Co., Wyandotte MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1900

Reenrolled at Detroit MI April 21, 1900 (#51) to:
American Steamship Co., Detroit MI, M. B. McMillan, Mgr.

Renamed J. K. Dimmick 1912

Sold 1920 to Minnesota Transit Co., Sheboygan WI

Renamed Edward U. Demmer 1921

Sunk May 20, 1923 in collision with Saturn in dense fog 40 miles SE of Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron.  Upbound with 7000 tons of coal.  No lives lost;  crew rescued by R. L. Agassiz and James B. Eads

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 2




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