City of Venice

1892                                  City of Venice                                  1902

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by James Davidson, Hull 48

315’ LOA, 301’ LBP, 42’ beam, 20’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron July 18, 1892 (#8)
301.0 x 42.5 x 20.1, 2107.92 GT, 1771.08 NT     US 126885     to:
James Davidson, Bay City MI

Entered service 1892

Sold 1892 to McGraw Transportation Co., Bay City MI, Thomas Cranage, Mgr.

Sunk Aug 5, 1902 in collision with str. Seguin off Rondeau ON, Lake Erie.  Enroute from Ashland WI to Buffalo NY with cargo of iron ore.  Crew rescued by Seguin.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 31, 1902.



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