1889                                 Marion                                            1926

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Sheboygan WI by Rieboldt, Walter & Co.
Launched May 1889

212’ LOA, 202’ LBP, 35’ beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired  boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 600 IHP

Enrolled at Milwaukee WI June 24, 1889 (#143)
202.2 x 34.7 x 13.1, 930.21 GT, 674.44 NT     US 92102     to:
John Cochrane, Milwaukee WI

Entered service 1889

Sank str. Philip D. Armour Sept 7, 1889 in the St. Clair River.  Armour, which had just entered service in the spring, was raised, repaired and returned to service.

Sold 1890 to James E. Danaher, Ludington MI

Remeasured to 217.0 x 34.7 x 19.9, 1206.47 GT, 978.45 NT

Sold 1899 to Samuel Neff & Sons, Milwaukee WI

Sold 1903 to Michigan, Indiana & Illinois Line, Chicago IL, R. K. Warren, Mgr.

Sold 1912 to Morton Salt Co., Chicago IL

Sold 1922 to Horn-Lunow Transportation Co., Chicago IL, a subsidiary of Charles Horn Lumber Co., and renamed Charles Horn.

Burned May 15, 1926   26 miles off Point Petre Light, near Picton ON, Lake Ontario.  Caught fire while underway with cargo of grain.  Crew rescued by str. Robert J. Buck.






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