1913                                  Seeandbee                                  1942 (1947)

Steel sidewheel passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 190
Launched Nov 9, 1912

500’ LOA, 485’ LBP, 58’ beam, 23’6” depth
5 decks, coal-fired boilers, compound engine, 11,000 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH
484.5 x 58.1 x 24.0, 6381 GT, 3434 NT     US 211085     to:
Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1913

Home port to Wilmington DE 1928

Sold 1941 to Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Co. of Illinois, Chicago IL

Sold 1942 to United States Navy and converted to a training aircraft carrier at Buffalo NY.  Renamed Wolverine (IX-64).  Used on Lake Michigan during World War II training pilots in aircraft carrier flying techniques.  Retired Aug 1945.

Sold for scrap 1947 to A. F. Wagner Iron Works, Milwaukee WI and scrapped at Milwaukee.

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Sept 1956 (#77)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 352



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