1902                                 Chieftain                                  1938

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freight schooner barge

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 99
Launched Oct 11, 1902

360’ LOA, 342’ LBP, 46’ beam, 26’ depth
1 deck, hold beams

Enrolled at Port Huron MI Oct 14, 1902 (#10)
342.0 x 46.0 x 21.6, 2704 GT, 2692 NT     US 127703     to:
James Davidson, West Bay City MI

Entered service

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

Abandoned 1938 at West Bay City MI, Saginaw River.  Hull remained tied up near Cass Avenue bridge until it burned Oct 2, 1953.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 62



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