Flower, Roswell P.

1887                                  Roswell P. Flower                          1918

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Milwaukee WI by Wolf & Davidson

276’ LOA, 264’ LBP, 38’ beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 850 IHP

Enrolled at Milwaukee WI April 7, 1887 (#82)
264.0 x 38.1 x 17.7, 1593.40 GT, 1165 NT     US 110724     to:
Milwaukee Steamship Co., Milwaukee WI, David Vance & Co., Mgrs.

Entered service 1887

Sold 1910 (with the company name) to Capt. A. C. Wanvig, Green Bay WI

Renamed Agnes W. 1915

Sold April 25, 1918 to D. W. Stocking, Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)

Stranded July 12, 1918 on Drummond Island attempting to enter the St. Marys River to take shelter from a storm.  Broke up in next storm.






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