Yosemite

1901                                  Yosemite                                  1953

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 143
Launched Sept 7, 1901

376’ LOA, 356’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Sept 18, 1901 (#12a)
356.0 x 50.0 x 28.0, 3879 GT, 3044 NT     US 27682     to:
Yosemite Steamship Co., Detroit MI, P. H. McMillan, Mgr. (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1901

Sold 1903 to Zenith Steamship Co., Duluth MN, G. A. Tomlinson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold Nov 22, 1916 to Yosemite Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Richardson fleets combined 1920 into Columbia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John T. Kelley, Mgr.

Cargo hold rebuilt 1921 to arch construction at Cleveland OH by Rud Machine Co.
Remeasured to 3554 GT, 2719 NT

Sold Dec 27, 1923 to Fontana Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Traded in 1943 with four other Cleveland-Cliffs managed vessels to U. S. War Shipping Administration,b Washington DC on the purchase price of strs. Cadillac and Champlain.  Operated during World War II by Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co. and after the war on continuing temporary charter.

Sold for scrap 1953 to Boston Metals Co. and scrapped at Buffalo NY in 1954

 

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