Chicora

1892                                  Chicora                                  1895

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Detroit MI by Detroit DryDock Co., Hull 111
Launched June 25, 1892

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at Detroit MI Aug 11, 1892 (Temp #16)
198.5 x 35.0 x 13.6, 1122.92 GT, 708.15 NT     US 126902     to:
Graham & Morton Transportation Co., Benton Harbor MI (home port St. Joseph MI)

Entered service 1892

Permanent enrollment at Grand Haven MI Aug 19, 1892 (#14)

Foundered Jan 21, 1895 somewhere between Chicago IL and St. Joseph MI, Lake Michigan.  All 24 aboard (23 crew and one passenger) lost.  Enrollment surrendered April 29, 1895.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 61

 

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