(1919) 1922                                  Cottonwood                                  1937 (1946)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 211
Launched 1919
Built for U. S. Shipping Board for off-Lakes service during World War I, cabins and machinery aft

261’ LOA, 253’6” LBP, 43’6” beam, 27’6” depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1350 IHP

Sold July 28, 1922 to James E. Davidson, Bay City MI
Enrolled at Port Huron MI Sept 27, 1922 (#6)
253.4 x 43.7 x 24.5, 2450 GT, 1485 NT     US 217423     to:
James E. Davidson, Bay City MI (home port Bay City MI)

Entered Great Lakes service 1922

Transferred 1924 to Davidson Steamship Co., Bay City MI, James Davidson, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Driven ashore Nov 15, 1926 on Coppermine Point, 20 miles NE of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior and abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.  Downbound with cargo of sand.
Repaired 1927 at Ecorse MI and returned to previous owners.

Sold 1937 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Adria (Panama) 1937, Corty Castle (Br 162135) 1939 and Stanhope 1946

Struck submerged object Oct 27, 1946 and sank off Tunisia, Mediterranean Sea



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