Outhwaite, J. H.

1886                                    J. H. Outhwaite                                       1905

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by William H. Radcliffe

232’9” LOA, 224’ LBP, 37’ beam, 21’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 550 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH July 17, 1886 (#2)
224.0 x 37.4 x 18.6, 1304.06 GT, 1099.04 NT     US 76636     to:
W. C. Richardson 3/32 et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
(J. H. Outhwaite 6/32)

Entered service 1886

Stranded and burned Nov 28, 1905 Little Sable Point, Straits of Mackinac.  Downbound from Escanaba with iron ore for Lake Erie towing schooner Mary Mitchell.  Driven ashore in storm and caught fire.  No lives lost.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 6, 1905.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 257






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