Iron King

1887                                 Iron King                                      1921

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 80
Launched Aug 21, 1887

268’ LOA, 252’ LBP, 38’ beam, 21’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Sept 3, 1887 (#15)
252.4 x 38.0 x 20.0, 1702.96 GT, 1223.44 NT     US 100412     to:
Duluth & Atlantic Transportation Co., Hamtramck MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1887

Sold 1907 to O. G. Donaldson, Buffalo NY (home port to Buffalo NY)

Sold 1913 to Lehigh Transportation Co., Montreal QC, a subsidiary of Lehigh Coal Co., Wilson Paterson Co., Mgr.  (home port to Montreal QC) and renamed Canobie.U. S. enrollment surrendered April 18, 1913
Enrolled Canadian at 259.3 x 37.4 x 19.8, 1748 GT, 1051 NT     Can 133826  

Battered Nov 1, 1921 in heavy storm on Lake Erie and reached safety in port at Erie PA.  Abandoned there and dismantled shortly thereafter.






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