1904                                  Missouri                                   1946

Steel Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Shipbuilding Co., Hull 65
Launched March 16, 1904

240’ LOA, 225’ LBP, 40’ beam, 16’ depth
3 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1250 IHP

Enrolled at Chicago IL April 26, 1904 (Temp #53)
225.0 x 40.1 x 24.5, 2434 GT, 1484 NT     US 200861     to:
American Ship Building Co.,

Reenrolled at Duluth MN May 28, 1904 (#153) to:
Northern Michigan Transportation Co., Chicago IL (home port to Duluth MN)

Entered service 1904

Sold 1920 to Michigan Transit Co., Chicago IL

Sold 1930 to Wisconsin & Michigan Transportation Co., Milwaukee WI

Laid up after 1937 season at Muskegon MI and did not operate again.  Fire broke out May 11, 1939 in her coal bunkers and spread throughout her hull.  Machinery removed in 1942 for new ships;  engine to barge Lake Inaha being readied for off-Lakes service during World War II.

Sold for scrap 1946 to Steel Company of Canada.  Towed to Hamilton ON and scrapped there in 1947.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Oct 1952 (#38)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 293



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