Chisholm, Henry

1880                                 Henry Chisholm                                   1898

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle & Sons
Launched Aug 28, 1879

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Sept 18, 1880 (#25)
256.5 x 39.3 x 20.3, 1775.37 tons (1332.18 NT 1882)     US 95610     to:
Alva Bradley, Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)
A. Bradley 13/16, George Stone 2/16, C. Rewell, M. Thompson and H. F. Loomis (jointly 1/16)

Entered service 1880

Transferred 1886 to Bradley Transportstion Co. 

Stranded Oct 21, 1898 on Rock of Ages, Isle Royale, Lake Superior and sank.  Downbound from Duluth MN with cargo of barley towing schooner John Martin.  Schooner dropped tow line in storm Oct 17 and was taken in tow of str. Roman.  When storm let up, search the lake for the schooner and on Oct 21 was wrecked on Rock of Ages Reef and sank.  No lives lost.  Enrollment surrendered Feb 2, 1899.






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