1887                                     Louisiana                                    1913

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Marine City MI by Morley & Hill
Launched May 12, 1887

275’6” LOA, 267’ LOA, 39’ beam, 21’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boiler, fore and aft compound engine, 610 IHP

Enrolled at Port Huron MI June 9, 1887 (#168)
267.0 x 39.6 x 20.0, 1753.08 GT, 1259.33 NT     US 140882     to:
W. B. Morley, Marine City MI

Entered service 1887

Sold 1889 to J. W. Moore 2/16, Frank M. Osborne 1/16 et al., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH)

Home port to Fairport OH 1894

Reduced 1900 to 1 deck at Cleveland OH
Remeasured to 1929 GT, 1383 NT

Sold 1913 to Thompson Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, J. R. Davock, Mgr.

Burned November 11, 1913 off Washington Island, Lake Michigan.  Enroute light from Milwaukee WI to Escanaba MI, battered by the western edge of the Big Storm and sought shelter on November 10 n the harbor at Washington Island.  Caught fire the next morning and was destroyed.










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