Mack, William Henry

1903                                  William Henry Mack                                  1937

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 414
Launched Feb 7, 1903

374’ LOA, 354’ LBP, 48’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1300 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 3, 1903 (#79)
354.0 x 48.0 x 28.0, 3781 GT, 2923 NT     US 81857     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH April 21, 1903 (#147) to:
Mack Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Charles O. Jenkins, Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Entered service 1903

Transferred 1906 to Jenkins Steamship Co., Cleveland OH

Sank str. John Mitchell July 9, 1911 in fog off Whitefish Point, Lake Supereior.  Three lost from Miitchell.

Sold 1914 to Lake Commerce Ltd., Fort William ON (home port to Fort William ON) and renamed Valcartier.
Enrolled Canadian at 361.0 x 48.2 x 24.0, 3755 GT, 2248 NT     Can 116573

Sold 1914 to Duluth Shipping Co., Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold Dec 7, 1916 to Sault Shipping Co., Sault Ste. Marie ON, Algoma Steel Co., Mgr.

Sold 1919 to Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal QC

Fleet merged 1920 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)

Sold for scrap 1937.  Scrapped at Midland ON

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 194



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