Lockwood, James C.

1889                                    James C. Lockwood                        1917

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons

301’3” LOA, 286’ LBP, 42’ beam, 24’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Sandusky OH July 26, 1889 (#4)
286.0 x 42.5 x 22.0, 2278.81 GT, 1901.70 NT     US 76824     to:
L. L. Stoddard, Milan OH et al.

Entered service 1889

Sold 1893 to F. B. Case, Norwalk OH et al

Renamed Case 1899

Sold 1903 to Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Sold 1910 to W. J. Willoughby and Richard Baxter ½ each, Huron OH

Sold 1915 to William Nowell Gatfield and Robert Marsey, Sandwich ON (home port to Windsor ON)
U. S. Enrollment surrendered Aug 10, 1915
Enrolled Canadian at same dimensions as U.S. and 2309 GT, 1347 NT     Can 126198  

Stranded May 1, 1917 on East Sister Island, Lake Erie.  Upbound with cargo of coal, sprang leak in heavy storm and beached to avoid foundering.  A lantern was kicked over while the crew was abandoning her and she burned and sank.






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