1898                                 Chickamauga                                 1919

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freight schooner barge

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 89
Launched June 2, 1898

330’ LOA, 322’ LBP, 45’ beam, 21’6” depth
1 deck, hold beams

Enrolled at Port Huron MI Aug 16, 1898 (#7)
322.0 x 45.0 x 21.5, 2472 GT, 2399 NT     US 127259     to:
James Davidson, West Bay City MI

Entered service 1898

Sold 1899 to Jackson Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Cleveland OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1906

Transferred 1916 to Mentor Transit Co.

Foundered Sept 12, 1919 off Harbor Beach MI, Lake Huron.  Downbound with cargo of iron ore, towed by str. Centurion, sank in storm.  Crew rescued by tug James Whalen.  Enrollment surrendered Sept 15, 1919.



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