Chisholm, Wiiliam

1884                                  William Chisholm                             1907 (1916)

Iron Great Lakes bulk and package freight vessel

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 7
Launched July 31, 1884

246’ LBP, 37’ beam, 22’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 550 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Aug 30, 1884 (#8)
246.6 x 36.9 x 19.4, 1581.08 GT, 1246.40 NT     US 81050     to:
Phillip Minch et al, Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1884

Transferred 1895 to Nicholas Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Struck rock June 1907 in Sandusky OH harbor.  Repaired at Lorain OH, then transferred to off-Lakes service and left the  Great Lakes towing schooner Mary B. Mitchell.  Vessels arrived Newport News VA in late Aug/early Sept 1907

Wrecked July 16, 1916 near Bonneville MA on Cape Cod Canal



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