Chicago 2

(1918) 1926                                  Chicago     2                                  1935 (1941)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size sand dredge

Built at Duluth MN by McDougall-Duluth Co., Hull 5
Laid down as bulk freighter Allette for the French Marine for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Requisitioned by the United States Shipping Board during construction, renamed Lake Markham and left the Great Lakes upon completion

261’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1250 IHP

Enrolled at
251.0 x 43.6 x 18.1, 1998 GT, 1171 NT     US 216587

Sold 1926 to Central Dredging Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH), renamed Chicago  (2) and returned to the Great Lakes.  Converted to sand dredge.

Entered Great Lakes service 1926

Sold 1935 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Scrapped 1940 at Baltimore MD.



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