Rhodes, Wm. Castle

1900                                  Wm. Castle Rhodes                                  1915 (1921)

 

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freight and bulk vessel

 

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 300

Launched April 7, 1900

250’3” LOA, 242’ LBP, 42’ beam, 26’6” depth

2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 14, 1900 (#175)

242.0 x 42.0 x 26.6, 2176 GT, 1340 NT     US 81694     to:

American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1900

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH May 28, 1900 (#179) to:

Lower Lake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Sold 1907 to Mutual Transit Co., Buffalo NY

Sold Dec 24, 1915 to Chas. W. Morse & Co. for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Ville de Casablanca (Fr.) 1919

Sank July 22, 1921 off England from a leak into her engine room or

Foundered Aug 8, 1921 6 miles NW of Cape Djinet

 

 

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