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1889                                  Frontenac     1                                  1918 (1924)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Cleveland Ship Building Co., Hull 4

289’ LOA, 270’ LBP, 40’ beam, 24’ depth
2 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 820 IHP

Enrolled at Marquette MI April 23, 1889 (#28)
270.4 x 40.2 x 19.8, 2003.68 GT, 1676.07 NT     US 120750     to:
Cleveland Iron Mining Co., Cleveland OH (home port Ishpeming MI)

Entered service 1889

Company name changed 1894 to Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Cleveland OH

To 1 deck and new steel upper deck added 1903

Transferred 1906 to Grand Island Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr. (home port to Grand Island MI)

Sold Feb 7, 1917 to Mentor Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson, Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Sold March 13, 1918 to U. S. Shipping Board, Washington DC for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Cut in two at Ashtabula OH by Great Lakes Engineering Works, wintered at Ogdensburg NY, towed to Lauzon QC in 1919 and rejoined by Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co.

Renamed Vaudreuil (Can 141484) 1919

Scrapped 1924 in Germany



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