Lake Orange

(1918) 1923                                  Lake Orange                                  1941 (1950)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Duluth MN by McDougall-Duluth Co., Hull 10
Laid down as Zenith City for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Requisitioned by the United States Shipping Board, renamed and left the Great Lakes upon completion.

256’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’5” beam, 20’6” depth
1 deck, 2 hatches @ 30’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1250 IHP

Enrolled at
251.0 x 43.6 x 18.1, 1991 GT, 1178 NT     US 217151

Sold June 11, 1923 to Bison Steamship Corporation, Tonawanda NY, John J. O’Hagan, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY) and returned to the Great Lakes

Renamed John Gehm 1923

Fleet management transferred 1935 to Boland & Cornelius, Buffalo NY

Requisitioned Oct 1941 by U. S. government for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes.

Renamed Menemasha 1941

Scrapped 1950/1951 at Baltimore MD



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