1891                                  Saxon                                  1918 (1927)


Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter


Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 37

Launched Oct 15, 1890

312’6” LOA, 296’ LBP, 40’ beam, 24’6” depth

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

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Dec 12, 1890 (37)

296.2 x 40.4 x 21.1, 2348.43 GT, 1875.23 NT     US 116376     to:

Menominee Transit Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port Rockport OH)

Fleet founded by Ferdinand Schlesinger et al.  Controlled by Elbert H. Gary’s Federal Steel Co. 1899-1901

Entered service 1891

Fleet merged spring 1901 into Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold Jan 25, 1918 to U.S. Shipping Board, Washington DC for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Cut in two at Ashtabula OH by Great Lakes Engineering Works, towed to Montreal QC and rejoined

Renamed Anne Jensen (Denmark)

Scrapped 1927 Copenhagen, Denmark




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