Tacoma

1881                                    Tacoma                                  1914

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle’s Sons
Launched

272’ LOA, 260’ LBP, 39’ beam, 23’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Sept 9, 1881 (#20)
260.7 x 38.7 x 21.7, 1879.12 tons (1609.59 NT 1882)     US 145268     to:
Thomas Wilson, Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1881

Sold 1882 to Lehigh Valley Transportation Co., Buffalo NY (home port to Buffalo NY)

Sold 1900 to Lake Shore Transit Co., Cleveland OH, J. C. Gilchrist, Mgr.

Transferred 1903 to Gilchrist Transportation Co. (home port to Fairport OH)

Burned Aug 23, 1914 at her layup dock at Ludington MI.  Enrollment surrendered Aug 29, 1914.

 

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