1894                                  Globe                                  1965

Steel Great Lakes bulk and package freight vessel

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 53
(Built by shipyard for its own account for resale to keep yard open during economic recession)
Launched Sept 13, 1894

345’9” LOA, 330’ LBP, 41’6” beam, 28’ depth
2 decks, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1300 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 16, 1894 (#10)
330.4 x 42.0 x 24.3, 2995.84 GT, 2278.96 NT     US 86307     to:
Globe Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Rockport OH)

Entered service 1894

Sold 1896 to Great Lakes Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, John Gordon, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY)

Sold 1899 to Bessemer Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Duluth MN) and renamed James B. Eads.

Lengthened 72’ and rebuilt to bulk freighter Cleveland OH, 1 deck, 12 hatches @ 24’
Remeasured to 400.5 x 48.2 x 24.3, 3746 GT, 2970 NT

Fleet merged March 1901 into Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr.

Cargo hold rebuilt to arch construction 1920 at Conneaut OH

Sold Nov 16, 1926 to Nassau Ship & Dredge Co., Chicago IL

Sold 1927 to James Playfair, Midland ON (home port to Midland ON)
Enrolled Canadian 406.9 x 42.3 x 24.0, 3865 GT, 2465 NT     Can 153126

Transferred 1928 to Great Lakes Transportation Co., Midland ON

Transferred 1931 to Midland Steamships Ltd., Midland ON

Sold 1934 to Norris Steamships Ltd., Toronto ON, Gordon C. Leitch, Mgr.

Transferred 1940 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON

Firm renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959 (home port to Toronto ON)

Converted to crane equipped package freighter

Laid up at Toronto ON at end of 1962 season.  Towed to Port Weller ON March 1963.

Scrapped 1965-67 at Port Weller ON

See history in Scanner Dec 1980 (#97)

Also in Detroit Marine Historian Dec 1963 (#144)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 167




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