1893                                 Yukon                                 1905

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freight schooner barge

Built at West Bay City MI by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 101
Launched Aug 9, 1893

270’ LBP, 42’ beam, 19’6: depth
1 deck, hold beams

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Aug 9, 1893 (#15)
270.0 x 42.0 x 17.6, 1602.69 GT, 1522.56 NT     US 27656     to:
Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1893

Sold 1901 to Gilchrist Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Vermillion OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1903

Foundered Oct 20, 1905 off Ashtabula OH in heavy storm.  No lives lost.  Crew rescued by tug Thomas Wilson.  Enrollment surrendered Oct 21, 1905.  Str. Corsica ran over the wreck on Nov 4 and it was dynamited in April 1906 as a hazard to navigation.



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