Wallace, Robert (wooden)

1882                                       Robert Wallace                               1902

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by William H. Radcliffe

220’ LOA, 209’ LBP, 36’ beam, 19’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 550 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 26, 1882 (#53)
209.4 x 36.2 x 17.9, 1189.56 tons (905.38 NT July 1, 1882)     US 110518     to:
David Wallace 1/12 et al., Lorain OH (home port Lorain OH)

Entered service 1882

Sold late 1899 to James Corrigan, Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Transferred 1900 to Wickliffe Transit Co., James Corrigan, Mgr.

Foundered Nov 17, 1902 thirteen miles southeast of Two Harbors MN.  Downbound from Superior WI to Cleveland OH with cargo of iron ore towing barge Ashland, stern pipe burst and vessel sank.  Crew rescued by Ashland, which was towed to Two Harbors by tug Edna.  Enrollment surrendered Jan 30, 1903.






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