1897                                 Bermuda                                 1924

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 82

230’ LOA, 220’ LBP, 40’ beam, 18’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boiler, steeple compound engine, 600 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI Oct 2, 1897 (#16)
220.0 x 41.0 x 16.6, 1312.40 GT, 1079.05 NT     US 3729     to:
James Davidson, West Bay City MI

Entered service 1897

Transferred 1899 to Davidson Steamship Co., Duluth MN, G. A. Tomlinson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold 1909 to Herbert M. Russell, Ogdensburg NY

Sold 1910 to Antoine Wendling, Brockville ON (home port to Brockville ON) and renamed Senator Derbyshire.
U. S. enrollment surrendered March 15, 1910
Enrolled Canadian at 220.0 x 40.8 x 16.8, 1246 GT, 987 NT     Can 112351

Sold 1913 to Alban Robineau, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold 1917 to Canada Shipping Co., Montreal QC

Sold 1918 to George Hall Coal Co. of Canada, Montreal QC

Firm renamed George Hall Coal and Shipping Corporation 1922

Burned Oct 11, 1924 off Point Pelee, Lake Ontario.  Crew rescued by str. Maplebay.  Enroute light from Montreal QC to Buffalo NY.

See history in Scanner Jan 1979 (#80)



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