Rhodes, Robert R.

1887                                     Robert R. Rhodes                            1921

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons

246’ LBP, 40’ beam, 2130’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 630 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 6, 1887 (#83)
246.0 x 40.0 x 19.3, 1576.23 GT, 1286.77 NT     US 110732     to:
Robert R. Rhodes et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
(Robert R. Rhodes 5/16, James Pickands 2/16, Samuel Mather 2/16, J. C. Morse 3/16, J. W. Moore 2/16, W. G. Mather 1/16 and Joseph A. Stone 1/16)

Entered service 1887

Transferred 1889 to Interlake Transportation Co. 13/48, James Pickands, Mgr.

Transferred 1902 to Atlas Commerce Co. (home port to Fairport OH) 

Sold 1903 to Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH

Sold 1912 to Franklin E. Hall, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)       
U.S. enrollment surrendered March 29, 1912
Enrolled Canadian at 246.3 x 40.0 x 18.6, 1599 GT, 957 NT     Can 131109  

Sold 1916 to Canada Shipping Co., Montreal QC

Sold 1918 to George Hall Coal Co. of Canada, Montreal QC

Sold 1920 to William E. Lawlor, Hawkesbury NS

Wrecked Oct 24, 1921 in Welland Canal.  Struck the upper gates to Lock 3 and sank.  Raised and sold to a farmer on Lake Ontario for use as a breakwater.






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