1884                                         Kasota                                        1903

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons
Launched April 19, 1884

263’ LOA, 246’ LBP, 38’ beam, 23’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 650 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 26, 1884 (#65)
246.9 x 38.2 x 20.9, 1660.84 GT, 1274.24 NT     US 14428     to:
Thomas Wilson et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1884

Sold 1890 to W. C. Richardson 2/32 et al., Cleveland OH

Sunk July 17, 1890 in collision with str. City of Detroit at Sandwich ON, Detroit River.  Downbound with cargo of iron ore.  Raised Oct 10, 1891, towed to Detroit Dry Dock Co. and rebuilt.

Sold 1892 in dry dock to Pridgeon Transit Co., Detroit MI, A. A. Parker, Secy (home port to Detroit MI) and renamed A. A. Parker.

Sold 1901 to Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH

Home port to Fairport OH 1903

Foundered Sept 19, 1903 four miles west of Grand Marais MI, Lake Superior.  No lives lost.  Downbound from Superior WI with cargo of iron ore, seams opened in northeast gale and vessel sank.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 18, 1903.






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