1874                                   Persian                                            1875

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Quayle & Murphy
Launched July 18, 1874

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, high pressure engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Aug 1, 1874 (Temp #1)
243.7 x 40.1 x 18.8, 1629.86 tons     US      To:
R. K. Winslow 7/16 and H. J. Winslow, Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)

Permanent enrollment at Buffalo NY May 29, 1875 (#51)

Caught fire Aug 26, 1875  8 miles southeast of Long Point ON, Lake Erie, burned and sank.  Str. Empire State came alongside and tried to put out the fire with hoses, then tried to tow Persian ashore but the tow line burned.  Enrollment surrendered Sept 30, 1875.







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