1893                                  Bannockburn                                  1902

Steel package freighter

Built at Middlesborough Eng. By Sir R. Dixon & Co., Hull 386

245’ LBP, 40’ beam, 18’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1182 IHP

On British registry, 245.0 x 40.1 x 18.4, 1620 GT, 1035 NT     Br 102093     owned by:Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal QC

Crossed ocean, cut in two, towed up St. Lawrence River and Welland Canal and reassembled

Entered Great Lakes service Sept 1893 light from Kingston ON to Fort William ON., returning with grain to Kingston

Foundered about Nov 21, 1902 Lake Superior.  All hands lost.  Cleared Port Arthur ON Nov 21 with grain for Midland ON and never seen again.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Jan 1955 (#61)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 43




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