City of London

1891                                  City of London                                  1913

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 43

316’6” LOA, 297’ LBP, 41’ beam, 22’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron June 26, 1891 (#183)
297.0 x 41.0 x 20.5, 2005.85 GT, 1675.02 NT     US 126731     to:
James Davidson, Bay City MI

Entered service 1891

Sold 1893 to Chicago Steamship Co., Chicago IL (home port to Duluth MN)

Home port to Chicago IL 1902

Sunk Sept 30, 1913 in collision with str. Joe S. Morrow off Point Pelee, Lake Erie.  Downbound from Superior WI to Buffalo NY with cargo of grain, collision occurred in fog.  No lives lost.  Morrow beached to avoid sinking.  Crew rescued by str. Briton.



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