Moore, John W.

1890                                  John W. Moore                                  1937

Steel Great Lakes bulk and package freight vessel

Built at Toledo OH by John Craig, Hull 42
Launched Sept 9, 1890

255’ LOA, 246’ LBP, 41’ beam, 25’ depth
2 decks, hold beams, 6 hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 775 IHP

Enrolled at Toledo OH Sept 18, 1890 (#1)
246.0 x 40.6 x 21.0, 1961.68 GT, 1689.35 NT     US 76896     to:
John Craig, Toledo OH (home port Toledo OH)

Delivered Oct 1890 to John W. Moore et al, Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH) and entered service

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 17, 1890 (#34)

Management of vessel 1894 to Frank M. Osborne, Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Chartered 1896 and 1897 seasons to Great Lakes Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, John Gordon, Mgr.

Firm reorganized 1912 as Moore Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, estate of Frank M. Osborne, Mgr.

Sold Dec 3, 1915 to Juliet Graveraet Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Edward N. Breitung & Co., Mgr. and renamed Edward N. Breitung 1916

Sold June 20, 1918 to Morrow Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr. and renamed John F. Morrow

Sold May 1, 1920 to George Hall Coal Company of Canada, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC).  U. S. enrollment surrendered May 7, 1920
Enrolled Canadian 246’ x 40.6 x 20.7, 1840 GT, 1154 NT     Can 141758

Fleet renamed George Hall Coal and Shipping Company 1922

Fleet sold Mar 10, 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC

Renamed Kipawa 1927

Laid up after 1929 season at Kingston ON

Sold 1937 to Manseau Shipyard, Sorel QC and towed to Sorel (home port to Sorel QC).  Scrapped 1944.  Enrollment surrendered March 7, 1944

See history in Scanner April 1983 (#119)




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