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1885                                  New Orleans                                  1906

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Marine City MI by Morley & Hill

240’ LOA, 232’ LBP, 38’ beam, 21’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 938 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI May 8, 1885 (#107)
231.8 x 38.0 x 13.6, 1457.51 GT, 1169.51 NT     US 130333     to:
W. B. Morley, Marine City MI

Entered service 1885

Sold 1888 to Frank B. Wallace 7/16 ,James J. Wallace 7/16 and Ed Cunningham 2/16, Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)

Transferred 1892 to Wallace & Cunningham Transit Co.  

Sold 1900 to Capt. John B. Hall, Hall & Root, Buffalo NY

Stranded Oct 15, 1903 in Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan.  Ran on reef;  abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.  Released, repaired and returned to her previous owners.

Sunk June 30, 1906 in collision with str. William R. Linn between Middle Island and Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron.  No lives lost.  Upbound with cargo of anthracite coal for Milwaukee WI.  Enrollment surrendered July 3, 1906.






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