(1882) 1900                                  Monkshaven                                  1905

Steel ocean bulk freighter

Built at South Shields Eng. By J. Redhead & Sons, Hull 183

257’ LOA, 249’ LBP, 36’ beam, 17’6” depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, compound engine

Enrolled at
249.0 x 36.0 x 17.5, 1415 GT, 1127 NT     Br 86632
(home port Glasgow Scotland)

Sold 1900 to Algoma Central Steamship Co., Sault Ste. Marie ON and entered Great Lakes service.

Wrecked Nov 27, 1905 on Pie Island near Thunder Bay, Lake Superior.  No lives lost.  Enroute from Sault Ste. Marie ON to Fort William ON with cargo of steel rails.  Sank Oct 1906 in attempt to salvage her.

See history in Scanner Nov 1999 (#251)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 228



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