Brower, A.G.

1902                                  A. G. Brower                                  1960

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Shipbuilding Co., Hull 51
Launched Dec 28, 1901

366’ LOA, 346’ LBP, 48’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Oswego NY April 16, 1902 (#4)
346.0 x 48.2 x 24.0, 3582 GT, 2778 NT     US 107738     to:
United States Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port Oswego NY)

Entered service 1902

Wilkinson fleets merged 1911 into Great Lakes Steamship Co., Cleveland OH

Sold Dec 22, 1915 to Interstate Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, a subsidiary of Jones & Laughlin Steel Co., W. H. Becker, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Renamed Sargent 1920

Sold Jan 23, 1922 to Valley Camp Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH) and renamed C. D. Neinaber.

Renamed S. B. Way (1) 1923

Converted 1926 to self unloader and cargo hold rebuilt to arch construction at Sturgeon Bay WI  by Leatham D. Smith Dock Co.

Renamed Howard P. Eells Jr. 1931

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Renamed D. E. Callender (2) 1934

Sold 1936 to Columbia Transportation Co., Cleveland OH

Renamed E. G. Mathiott (2) 1937

Fleet renamed Oglebay Norton Co. 1959

Sold for scrap 1960 to Marine Salvage Ltd, Port Colborne ON  Resold to Steel Company of Canada and scrapped at Hamilton ON.



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