1888 Servia 1898
Wooden Great Lakes Bulk freighter
Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 41
Launched June 21, 1888
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine,
Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 15, 1888 (#214)
242.2 x 40.0 x 18.1, 1425.44 GT, 1182.11 NT US 116221 to:
H. A. Hawgood, Waldo A. Avery and Frank W. Wheeler 1/3 each, Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
Entered service 1888
Permanent enrollment at Cleveland OH June 29, 1888 (#129)
Transferred 1891 to Hawgood & Avery Transit Co., H. A. Hawgood, Mgr.
Home port to Rockport OH 1894
Home port to Fairport OH 1896
Burned April 27, 1898 off Whitefish Point, Lake Superior. Downbound with cargo of corn from Duluth MN towing schooner Frank D. Ewen. Disabled str. Argonaut found and added to the tow. Fire discovered aboard ship off Whitefish Point. Crew and both tows picked up by str. Alberta. Vessel burned and sank. Enrollment surrendered June 14, 1898.