Flint, Oscar T.

1889                                        Oscar T. Flint                             1909

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Clair MI by Simon Langell
Launched May 1889

226’ LOA, 218’ LBP, 37’ beam, 14’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 500 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 10, 1889 (#205)
218.0 x 37.0 x 14.0, 823.96 GT, 700.54 NT     US 155165     to:
M. Kenyon,  East China MI  

Entered service 1889

Transferred 1896 to Eagle Transportation Co., East China MI, Simon Langell, Mgr.

Converted to package freighter at Detroit MI by J. H. Oades

Remeasured to 2 decks, 22.0 depth and 1126.85 GT, 969.33 NT
Sold 1902 to Alex R. Sinclair and Andrew W. Comstock ½ each, Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)

Rebuilt 1902 back to bulk freighter at Detroit MI by J. H. Oades
Remeasured to original depth and tonnages

Burned Nov 25, 1909 off Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron.  Carrying cargo of salt and stone, caught fire and sank.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 7, 1909.







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