Ann Arbor No. 2

1892                                  Ann Arbor No. 2                                  1927

Wooden triple screw (two aft, one forward) Great Lakes crosslake railroad carferry

Built at Toledo OH by Craig Shipbuilding Co., Hull 56
Launched Dec 7, 1892

278’ LOA, 260’ LBP, 53’ beam, 14’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, 3 fore and aft horizontal compound engines, 325 IHP

Enrolled at Toledo OH Dec 22, 1892 (#12)
264.2 x 53.0 x 14.2, 1144.91 GT, 572.46 NT     US 106984     to:
Craig Shipbuilding Co., Toledo OH (home port Toledo OH)

Entered service Dec 24, 1892

Sold 1896 to Ann Arbor Rail Road Co., Toledo OH

Sold 1914 to Manistee Iron Works, Manistee MI.  Converted to barge           .

Renamed Whale 1916

Sold April 10, 1917 to United Fuel & Supply Co., Detroit MI.  Converted to sand barge at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works.
Remeasured to 1144 GT, 1144 NT

Sold 1924 to William Nicholson, Detroit MI

Sunk 1927 in collision with str. William E. Corey in Lake St. Clair off St. Clair Flats.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 3



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