Fitzgerald, R. P.

1887                                R. P. Fitzgerald                              1924

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 81

271’ LOA, 256’ LBP, 38’ beam, 21’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 650 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Aug 27, 1887 (Temp #12)
256.0 x 38.0 x 20.0, 1681.91 GT, 1175.57 NT     US 110745     to:
R. P. Fitzgerald, Philip D. Armour and Wiley M. Egan, Milwaukee WI (home port Milwaukee WI)

Entered service 1887

Permanent enrollment at Milwaukee WI Sept 5, 1887 (#28)

Home port to Chicago IL 1900

Sold 1907 to George B. Taylor, Erie PA (home port to Erie PA)

Sold 1915 to Capt. Theobald Emig, St. Clair MI

Sold April 27, 1921 by U. S. Marshal to LeBeau Wrecking Co., Toledo.  Apparently not operated for this owner.  Enrollment surrendered May 26, 1924, marked “abandoned”.  Returned to Capt. Emig and laid up in the Pine River, St. Clair MI.  Remains removed 1963.






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