1890                                  Tampa                                  1915

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 74
Launched Aug 7, 1890

310’ LOA, 291’ LBP, 41’ beam, 22’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1250 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Aug 14, 1890 (#16)
291.6 x 41.0 x 19.8, 1972.08 GT, 1632.95 NT     US 145555     to:
D. Whitney, Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1890

Transferred 1891 to Whitney Transportation Co., Hamtramck MI

Wrecked Nov 22, 1898 at Beaver Bay, 100 mi. east of Duluth MN, Lake Superior.  Driven ashore in storm and broke her back.  Abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.

Released spring 1899 and towed to Bay City MI, where she was repaired by James Davidson

Sold 1899 to E. D. Carter, Erie PA (home port to Erie PA)

Sold 1901 to Henry Wineman, Detroit MI

Sunk July 18, 1911 in collision with str. John W. Gates off Walkerville ON, Detroit River.  Abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.  Enrollment surrendered March 25, 1912.
Raised 1914, towed to Marine City MI and beached.  Was to be used as a drydock at McLouth Shipyard but the conversion was never made.  Hull scrapped 1923.



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