(1919) 1922                                  Covalt                                  1943 (1954)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 218
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 March 9, 1922 to Morton Salt Co.

Enrolled at Chicago
253.4 x 43.7 x 24.5, 2450 GT, 1485 NT     US 217774     to:
Morton Salt Co., Chicago IL (home port Chicago IL)

Entered Great Lakes service 1922

Requisitioned 1942 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Returned to the Great Lakes for 1943 season under charter to Gartland Steamship Co., Chicago IL, D. Sullivan & Co., Mgr.  Left the Great Lakes again at the end of the season.

Renamed Patrick Sheridan 1944

Scrapped 1954



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