1867                                             Nebraska                              1904

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Peck & Masters

280’ LOA, 267’ LBP, 35’ beam, 25’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, 2 steeple compound engines,

Enrolled at Buffalo NY June 5, 1867 (#162)
267.4 x 35.5 x 14.2, 1483.53 tons (1362.13 NT 1882)     US 18093     to:
Charles Ensign and George W. Holt 50% each, Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)

Sold 1883 to Cornelia Hamilton, Buffalo NY

Sold 1885 to William W. Tyler, Michael J. Galvin and William B. Demmick 1/3 each, Buffalo NY

Sold 1894 to John Fitzgerald, Milwaukee WI

Sold 1899 to W. E. Fitzgerald, Milwaukee WI

Damaged fall 1900 on Lake Huron and abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.  Towed to Milwaukee WI and repaired.

Sold 1902 to Samuel Neff,

Sold 1902 to John J. Boland, Buffalo NY and renamed Congress.

Converted to bulk freighter at Milwaukee WI by Milwaukee Dry Dock Co.
Remeasured to 1320 GT, 893 NT

Took shelter from storm on Lake Michigan Oct 4, 1904 at South Manitou Island.  Caught fire at the dock and towed out into harbor, where she and her cargo were destroyed and the vessel sank.  Enrollment surrendered Oct 10, 1904.






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