Schuck, R.E.

1903                                  R. E. Schuck                                  1913

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 327
Launched Sept 12, 1903

436’ LOA, 416’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 2, 1903 (#15)
416.0 x 50.0 x 28.0, 4713 GT, 3384 NT     US 200315     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 3, 1903 (#16) to:
Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Entered service 1903

Fleet went into receivership 1913

Sold at auction 1913 to Lackawanna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr.
Fleet renamed Interlake Steamship Co. and vessel renamed Hydrus  (1).

Foundered Nov 11, 1913 in the “Big Storm” in Lake Huron.  All 24 aboard lost.  Upbound with cargo of coal.  Enrollment surrendered Jan 2, 1914.

 

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