1888                                  Algonquin                                  1916 (1917)

Steel package freighter

Built Glasgow, Scotland by Napier, Shanks & Bell, Hull 40

255’6” LOA, 245’ LBP, 40’ beam, 20’6” depth,
Coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled Canadian 245.0 x 40.1 x 20.7, 1806 GT, 1172 NT     Can 95051     to:
Thos. Marks & Co., Port Arthur ON (home port Port Arthur ON)
Sailed across Atlantic under her own power, cut in two and towed to Ogdensburg NY, where she was rejoined

Entered Great Lakes service 1888

Sold 1894 to St. Lawrence & Chicago Steam Navigation Co., Toronto, ON, J.H.G. Hagarty, Mgr.
Remeasured 1901 to 20.6 depth

Sold 1912 to Port Colborne & St. Lawrence Navigation Co., Toronto ON

Sold Feb 7, 1916 to A. B. Mackay, then to Moore & McCormack Co., New York NY for off-Lakes Service during World War I (and brought on U. S. registry – US 214637)

Sunk March 12, 1917 by German submarine U-62 off Scilly Isles, Cornwall, Eng. (She was the first U. S. flag vessel sunk by a German submarine in World War I)



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