Pickands, James

1886                                     James Pickands                                1894

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by
Launched May 22, 1886

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 27, 1886 (#94)
232.6 x 40.0 x 19.2, 1545.90 GT, 1318.69 NT     US 76626     to:
J. W. Moore et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
(J. W. Moore 7/16, Thomas Fitzpatrick 4/16, James Pickands 2/16, A. R. Manning 2/16 and William H. Quayle 1/16)

Entered service 1886

Sank str. Smith Moore July 13, 1889 in collision off Grand Island, Lake Superior.

Wrecked Sept 22, 1894 on Sawtooth Reef off Eagle River, Lake Superior.  Enroute from Duluth MN to South Chicago IL with cargo of iron ore, lost bearings in the haze of forest fires ashore.  No lives lost.  Enrollment surrendered April 27, 1895.







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