1863                                         Winslow                                             1891

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Cleveland OH by Peck & Masters

1 deck, coal-fired boiler, vertical low pressure direct acting engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 6, 1863 (#56)
220.03 x 32.25 x 13.50, 919 66/95 tons     to:
R. K. Winslow et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Home port to Buffalo NY 1864

Remeasured 1865 under Act of May 6, 1864 (new measurement rules) to 228.1 x 32.25 x 20.8, 1137.90 tons (to 2 decks)     US 26174 

Sold 1870 to Edwin T. and James C. Evans, Buffalo NY
Remeasured to 238.1 x 32.2 x 20.8

Sold 1872 to Erie & Western Transportation Co., Erie PA (home port to Erie PA
Great Lakes fleet of Pennsylvania Railroad, also known as “Anchor Line”

Remeasured 1875 to 1049.08 tons (801.37 NT 1882)

Grounded Oct 2, 1891 in fog at Lakeside MN, 4 miles east of Duluth.  Lightered and released and continued voyage to Duluth.  Caught fire Oct 3 at her dock at the flour shed.  When efforts to extinguish the fire were unsuccessful, pushed by tugs across the bay, where she was completely destroyed.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 413








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