Whitney, D. C.

1882                                 D. C. Whitney                                 1920

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Clair MI by Simon Langell
Launched July 25, 1882

240’ LOA, 229’ LBP, 40’ beam, 21’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 600 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Sept 8, 1882 (#18)
229.0 x 40.0 x 14.7, 1090.01 GT, 1013.22 NT     US 157075     to:
David Whitney, Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Transferred 1891 to Whitney Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port to Hamtramck MI)

Sold 1901 to Inland Star Transit Co., Cleveland OH, J. C. Gilchrist, Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Transferred 1903 to Gilchrist Transportation Co.  

Sold 1908 to Joseph Ganley et al., Sault Ste. Marie ON (home port to Sault Ste. Marie ON)
U.S. enrollment surrendered Feb 20, 1908
Enrolled Canadian at 240.0 x 40.0 x 22.0, 1490 GT, 1290 NT     Can 122435  

Renamed Gargantua 1909

Sold 1911 to Midland Towing & Wrecking Co., Midland ON, James Playfair, Mgr.

Dismantled 1920.  Hull used at Midland ON as the bottom of a marine railway.






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