1887                              Gogebic                                                 1932

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City by F. W. Wheeler & Co., Hull 33
Launched Oct 1, 1887

227’ LBP, 40’ beam, 19’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 700 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI Oct 6, 1887 (#44)
227.2 x 40.4 x 19.5, 1680.71 GT, 1312.33 NT     US 85977     to:
N. Mills, Marysville MI

Entered service 1887

Transferred 1904 to Mills Transportation Co., Marysville MI

Sold 1910 to Harris W. Baker, Detroit MI

Sold 1914 to Pipkorn & McDougall, Detroit MI

Sold 1917 to Hammermill Paper Co., Erie PA

Sold 1918 to Central Steamship Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of Central Contracting Co., Fort William ON (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold 1921 to Canadian Towing & Salvage Co., Port Arthur ON

Transferred 1923 to Canadian flag (home port to Port Arthur ON) and renamed Green River.  U. S. enrollment surrendered Nov 15, 1922

Reduced to barge
Enrolled Canadian at 220.0 x 40.0 x 20.0, 1681 NT     Can 138863    

Sold 1929 to Sin-Mac Lines, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)

Dismantled 1932.  Hull scuttled in Lake Superior outside Thunder Bay






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