1891                                  German                                  1917 (1919)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 38
Launched Nov 19, 1890

312’6” LOA, 296’ LBP, 40’ beam, 24’6” depth
2 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Dec 2, 1890 (#38)
296.2 x 40.4 x 21.1, 2348.43 GT, 1875.23 NT     US 86122     to:
Menominee Transit Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port Rockport OH)
Fleet founded by Ferdinand Schlesinger et al.  Controlled by Elbert H. Gary’s Federal Steel Co. 1899-1901

Entered service 1891

Fleet merged spring 1901 into Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold 1917 to U.S. Shipping Board, Washington DC for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Cut in two at Buffalo NY by Buffalo Dry Dock Co., towed to Montreal QC and rejoined.

Renamed Yankee 1918

Sunk June 12, 1919 in collision with Italian steamer Argentina off Fire Island NY, Atlantic Ocean.  No lives lost.




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