1882                              Colonial                                       1914

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by George Presley

253’6” LOA, 244’ LBP, 36’ beam, 20’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, low pressure engine, 725 IHP

Enrolled at Marquette MI May 2, 1882 (#19)
244.5 x 36.3 x 19.2, 1501.57 tons (1188.79 NT 1882)     US 126012     to:
D. Morgan,

Entered service 1882

Sold 1892 to J. W. Moore 1/16  et al., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1894.

Repowered 1896 with fore and aft compound engine

Converted to bulk freighter 1899 at Cleveland OH by Globe Shipbuilding Co.

Home port back to Cleveland OH 1901

Sold 1901 to J. C. Gilchrist, Cleveland OH

Transferred 1902 to Inland Star Transit Co. (home port to Fairport OH)

Transferred 1903 to Gilchrist Transportation Co. 

Rebuilt 1903 at Milwaukee WI, to 1 deck
Remeasured to 22.9 depth and 1713 GT, 1323 NT

Sold 1914 to Reid Wrecking Co., Sarnia ON

Stranded Nov 13, 1914 off Rondeau Bay ON, Lake Erie.  Enroute from Oswego NY to Milwaukee WI with cargo of coal.  Sprang leak in storm and beached to avoid foundering.  Crew took lifeboat to shore.







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