Forest City

1870                                       Forest City                                1904

Wooden Great Lakes schooner

Built at Cleveland OH by Peck & Masters
Launched May 7, 1870

221’ LOA, 213’ LBP, 33’6” beam, 22’ depth
1 deck

Enrolled at Detroit MI May 16, 1870 (#68)
216.7 x 32.5 x 13.8, 743.13 tons     US 9914     to:
Northwestern Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Converted to propeller with steeple compound engine, 450 IHP, 1872 at Cleveland OH by Peck & Masters
Remeasured to 809.74 tons

Double decked 1881
Remeasured to 213.7 x 33.6 x 21.3, 1236.29 tons (993.60 NT 1882)

Sold 1891 to Vulcan Transportation Co., Detroit MI

Converted to bulk freighter at Port Huron MI by Dunford & Alverson (no changes in dimensions or tonnages)

Stranded June 5, 1904 on Bear Island, Georgian Bay and slid off into deep water.  Enrollment surrendered June 23, 1904.

 

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