(1900) 1901 Paraguay 1901 (1927)
Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter
Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 303
Launched Sept 1, 1900
255’ LOA, 242’ LBP, 42’ beam, 26’6” depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 1250 IHP
Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 15, 1900
242.0 x 42.0 x 26.5, 2201 GT, 1323 NT US 150880 to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
Reenrolled at Duluth MN Nov 2, 1901 (#20) to:
International Steamship Co., Duluth MN, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr.
Built by A. B. Wolvin with sister str. Asuncion and barges Liberty and Loyalty for ocean service. Was to have towed the barges to the coast but they were not ready before the canal locks were closed for the winter and left without them. Barges used in Great Lakes service during 1901 season before being towed to the coast. Enrollment closed Nov 3, 1900. Apparently sat idle during the winter for lack of cargoes on the coast.
Returned to the Great Lakes 1901 and entered Great Lakes service.
Sold 1901 for off-Lakes service. Converted to tanker at Cleveland OH and left the Great Lakes.
Renamed Kyzikes (Greece) 1927
Wrecked Dec 4, 1927 in storm off Cape Hatteras VA, Atlantic Ocean. Enroute with coal from Baltimore MD to Seville France.