1901 Venus 1 1961
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 307
Launched Feb 28, 1901
366’ LOA, 346’ LBP, 48’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1450 IHP
Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 3, 1901 (#86)
346.0 x 48.0 x 28.0, 3719 GT, 2766 NT US 161876 to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH)
Reenrolled at Cleveland OH May 3, 1901 (#116) to:
Globe Steamship Co.,
Entered service 1901
Fleet merged 1903 into Gilchrist Transportation Co.,
Fleet went into receivership 1910
Sold at auction 1913 to Lackawanna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. Fleet renamed Interlake Steamship Co.
Cargo hold rebuilt 1915 to arch construction
Converted 1927 to crane vessel at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co.
Home port to Wilmington DE 1932
Sold 1941 to Bethlehem Steel Co., Buffalo NY
Sold 1958 to Steel Products Steamship Corporation, Sault Ste. Marie MI and renamed Steel Products.
Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON. Towed toward Port Colborne Oct 26, 1961. Tow line parted and vessel stranded on Point Abino, Lake Erie. Scrapped there by Harry Gamble, Port Dover ON over next several years.