Chamberlain, Selah

1873                                 Selah Chamberlain                              1886

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Ira Lafrinier

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, high pressure engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 1, 1873 (#89)
212.0 x 34.0 x 14.8, 894.69 tons     US 115147      to:
Alva Bradley et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
(A. Bradley 16/30, Selah Chamberlain 4/30)

Rebuilt 1874 to 2 decks
Remeasured to 1207.01 tons (963.98 NT 1883)

Transferred 1883 to Bradley Transportation Co.

Sunk Oct 13, 1886 in collision with str. John Pridgeon Jr. in heavy fog off Sheboygan WI, Lake Michigan.  Towing schooner Fayette Brown.  5 lives lost.



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