1891                                  Iosco                                  1905

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 80
Launched April 25, 1891

312’ LOA, 291’ LBP, 41’ beam, 20’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI May 11, 1891 (#157)
291.0 x 41.0 x 19.8, 2051.82 GT, 1706.83     US 100484     to:
W. C. Penoyar,

Entered service 1891

Sold late 1895 to Smith Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. A. Hawgood, Mgr. (home port to Rockport OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1897

Foundered Sept 2, 1905 off Huron Island, Lake Superior.  All 19 aboard lost.  Enroute from Duluth MN to Toledo and Sandusky OH with cargo of iron ore towing barge Olive Jeanette (which also was lost with all hands), encountered heavy storm.  Enrollment surrendered March 15, 1906.



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