1883 Walter L. Frost 1903
Wooden Great Lakes package freighter
Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 62
249’ LOA, 235’ LBP, 37’ beam, 22’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 600 IHP
Enrolled at Detroit MI July 6, 1883 (#4)
235.7 x 36.9 x 12.9, 1322.16 GT, 1203.24 NT US 80973 to:
Detroit Dry Dock Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)
Entered service 1883
Transferred 1885 to Merchants Navigation Co.
Sold 1886 to Ogdensburg Transit Co., Ogdensburg NY, G. T. Childs, Mgr. (home port to Ogdensburg NY)
Transferred 1900 to Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg NY
Stranded Nov 4, 1903 in fog at southwest end of Manitou Island, Lake Michigan. Enroute from Chicago IL to Ogdensburg NY with cargo of corn and general merchandise. Scuttled to prevent being pounded by waves. Raised, then broke in two and abandoned. Enrollment surrendered Dec 31, 1903.