1904                                  Umbria

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 420
Launched Feb 6, 1904

440’ LOA, 420’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH March 29, 1904 (#66)
420.0 x 50.0 x 28.0, 4803 GT, 3519 NT     US 200747     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH April 1, 1904 (#68) to:
Wisconsin Transit Co., Cleveland OH, H. A. Hawgood, Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Entered service June 1904 (on her maiden trip cleared Marquette MI June 26 with 6847 tons of iron ore, the largest cargo ever taken out of that port to that date)

Fleet merged 1911 into Acme Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Fleet sold Dec 31, 1915 to Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Duluth MN)

Renamed MacGilvray Shiras 1916

Cargo hold rebuilt 1917 to arch construction at Fairport OH
Remeasured to 4077 GT, 2951 NT

Sold 1945 to Kinsman Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE)

Sold for scrap 1959 to Luria Brothers Inc.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON.



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