1887                                      Kaliyuga                                    1905

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at St. Clair MI by Simon Langell
Launched Sept 24, 1887

280’ LOA, 269’ LBP, 40’ beam, 23’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 20, 1887 (#177)
269.6 x 40.2 x 20.7, 1941.70 GT, 1581.00 NT     US 14458     to:
Eugene Smith,

Entered service 1887

Sold 1892 to Cleveland Iron Mining Co. (Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co from 1894), Cleveland OH

Transferred 1901 to St. Clair Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Foundered Oct 19, 1905 in heavy storm off Presque Isle, Lake Huron.  All 17 aboard lost.  Enroute from Marquette MI to Cleveland OH with cargo of iron ore.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 8, 1905.






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