Craig, Annie L.

1870                                  Annie L. Craig                                 1881

Wooden Great Lakes passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Gibraltar MI by Linn & Craig, Hull 7
Launched Feb 19, 1870

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, high pressure engine,

Enrolled at Detroit MI May 14, 1870 (#67)
184.3 x 31.7 x 12.1, 889.22 tons     US 1892     to:
Eagle Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service May 1870

Sold late 1872 to Eber Ward, Detroit MI

Transferred 1874 to Ward’s Central & Pacific Lake Co., Detroit MI

Sold 1878 to Smith & Riley, Toronto ON (home port Collingwood ON) and renamed City of Winnipeg.  U. S. enrollment surrendered March 13, 1878
Enrolled Canadian at 184.0 x 32.0 x 13.0, 1211 GT, 823 NT     Can 71117    

Burned July 19, 1881 at the Northern Pacific Railway dock at Duluth MN.  Had arrived with cargo including whiskey and horses and caught fire during the early morning hours.  Four lives of crew lost; all 18 passengers saved.  Set adrift to save dock and was destroyed.  Hull towed later into Lake Superior and was scuttled.






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