1888                                         Gladstone                             1924

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by William H. Radcliffe

303’ LOA, 283’ LBP, 40’ beam, 23’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 900 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 7, 1888 (#104)
283.0 x 40.3 x 22.0, 2112.28 GT, 1811.91 NT     US 85996     to:
M. A. Bradley et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1888

Transferred 1893 to Ohio Transportation Co.  

Rebuilt 1901, to 1 deck
Remeasured to 25.5 depth and 2453 GT, 1913 NT

Determined at fitout 1915 to be no longer serviceable and abandoned.  Enrollment surrendered March 24, 1915.

Sold 1917 to Joan Steamship Co., Duluth MN.  Repaired at Marine City MI and redocumented.
Remeasured to 283.0 x 40.0 x 23.7, 2348 GT, 1808 NT

Sold 1920 to John C. Tobias, Detroit MI and Sydney C. McLouth, St. Clair MI

Sold 1923 to Capt. A. P. Gallino, St. Clair MI

Not known ever to have operated for any of these owners after her 1917 rebuilding

Sold 1924 for use as a breakwater at Point Edward ON, Lake Huron

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Oct 1959 (#106)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 202






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