Fisk Jr., James

1870                                      James Fisk Jr.                            1906

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Buffalo NY by Mason & Bidwell
Launched July 16, 1870

222’6” LOA, 216’ LBP, 32’ beam, 20’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, steeple compound engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Buffalo NY Aug 6, 1870 (#26)
216.3 x 32.6 x 12.0, 1095.95 tons (946.23 NT 1882)     US 75387     to:
Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)

Sold late 1886 to Ward’s Detroit & Lake Superior Line, Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)
Remeasured to 12.6 depth

Transferred 1891 to Crescent Transportation Co.

Sold 1896 to Union Transit Co., Buffalo NY

Sold 1901 to Alvin Peter, Toledo OH (home port to Toledo OH)

Rebuilt to bulk freighter, to 1 deck, at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co.
Remeasured to 12.3 depth and 914 GT, 737 NT

Caught fire Nov 14, 1906 in the lower St. Clair River and run up on the American shore at the Southeast Bend.  Enrollment surrendered Feb 19, 1907.







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