Amazonas

1898                                 Amazonas                                 1930

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 87
Launched April 28, 1898

310’ LOA, 295’ LBP, 44’ beam, 22’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boiler, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI May 9, 1898 (#71)
295.0 x 44.0 x 21.0, 2228.63 GT, 1930.93 NT     US 107348     to:
James Davidson, West Bay City MI

Entered service 1898

Transferred 1899 to Davidson Steamship Co., Duluth MN, G. A. Tomlinson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold April 25, 1916 to Richland Steamship Co., Cleveland OH and renamed Richland Queen.

Sold 1922 to Peterson & Collinge, Cleveland OH

Renamed Petcol 1923

Sold Sept 11, 1923 to Aetna Portland Cement Co.,  Detroit MI

Sold 1927 to Mid West Transportation Co., Bay City MI

Abandoned 1930 at Bay City MI.  Enrollment surrendered Jan 31, 1930

 

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