1892                                  Uganda                                  1913

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 88
Launched April 12, 1892

310’ LOA, 291’ LBP, 41’ beam, 21’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 950 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI April 18, 1892 (Temp #138)
291.0 x 41.0 x 19.8, 2053.57 GT, 1708.61 NT     US 25289     to:
James McBrier, Erie PA (home port Erie PA)

Entered service May 1892

Permanent enrollment at Erie PA June 22, 1892 (#25)

Sold 1902 to Edward Mehl, Erie PA

Foundered April 19, 1913 off White Shoals, Straits of Mackinac.  Enroute from Chicago IL to Buffalo NY with cargo of corn.  Hull cut by ice and vessel sank.  No lives lost.  Crew rescued by str. John A. Donaldson.  Enrollment surrendered April 21, 1913.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 369



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