Davidson, James (wooden)

1874                                  James Davidson                                    1883

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Bay City MI by James Davidson

2 decks, coal-fired boiler, low pressure engine,

Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 23, 1874 (Temp #127)
230.6 x 37.0 x 19.6, 1456.11 tons (1202.40 NT 1882)     US 75786      to:
James Davidson, Buffalo NY (home port to Buffalo NY)

Permanent enrollment at Buffalo NY May 15, 1875 (#41)

Entered service 1874

Home port to        MI 1881

Wrecked Oct 4, 1883 on reef near Thunder Bay, Lake Huron.  Upbound from Buffalo NY to Duluth MN with cargo of coal towing barge Middlesex.  Barge rescued by tug V. Swain.  Enrollment surrendered Nov 10, 1884.






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