1873                                     Egyptian                                        1897

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Black River OH by Quayle & Peck
Launched June 17, 1873

1 deck, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine,
First fore and aft compound engine on a Great Lakes vessel

Enrolled at Cleveland OH July 28, 1873 (Temp #
232.4 x 36.0 x 14.0, 1065.08 tons     US 8988     to:
N. C. and H. J. Winslow, Buffalo NY (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service Aug 1873

Permanent enrollment at Buffalo NY Aug 11, 1873 (#49) (to H. J. and R. K. Winslow ½ each)

Second deck added 1878
Remeasured to 1429.78 tons (1206.18 NT 1882)

Sold 1893 to John J. Warde, Chicago IL (home port to Chicago IL)

Returned 1895 to Winslow family (Helen M. Winslow 1/3, Richard Winslow 2/3) (home port to Buffalo NY)

Sold late 1897 to Nelson S. Whipple, Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)

Caught fire Dec 1, 1897 near Sturgeon Point, Lake Huron during heavy storm.  Crew took to lifeboats that evening and were rescued by str. Sir William Fairbairn.  Vessel enroute to Milwaukee WI from Cleveland OH with cargo of coal.  Vessel sank in 30 fathoms of water.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 21, 1897.






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