Mather, Samuel (wooden)

1887                                      Samuel Mather                          1891

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons
Launched April 9, 1887

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 21, 1887 (#75)
246.0 x 40.0 x 19.3, 1576.23 GT, 1286.72 NT     US 116142     to:
J. W. Moore et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
(J. W. Moore ¼, James Pickands 1/6, Samuel Mather 1/6, J. A. Morse 1/6, et al.)

Entered service 1887

Transferred 1889 to Interlake Transportation Co., James Pickands, Mgr.

Sunk Nov 21, 1891 in collision with str. Brazil 8 miles from Point Iroquois ON, Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior.  No lives lost.  Downbound with cargo of iron ore.  Enrollment surrendered May 11, 1892.






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