New York

1879                                      New York                                     1910

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Buffalo NY by Union Dry Dock Co., Hull 14
Launched July 1, 1879

281’ LOA, 269’ LBP, 37’ beam, 28’ depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, steeple compound engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at Buffalo NY July 28, 1879 (#6)
268.9 x 36.9 x 16.2, 1921.68 tons (1751.59 NT 1882)     US 130157     to:
Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo NY, M. M. Drake, Mgr. (home port Buffalo NY)

Transferred 1896 to Erie Railroad Co., Buffalo NY

Transferred 1904 to Union Steamboat Line, Buffalo NY

Sold 1906 to Port Huron & Duluth Steamship Co., Port Huron MI, Charles O. Duncan, Mgr.

Sold 1907 to Phoenix Steamboat Co., Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)

Damaged Jan 13, 1908 by fire at Algonac MI

Sold 1908 to New York Steamship Co., Detroit MI
Repaired and converted to bulk freighter
Remeasured to 1345 GT, 1274 NT

Foundered Oct 1, 1910  30 miles off Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron.  Sprang leak.  Torch lit to attempt to summon help set fire to vessel.  Enroute from Detroit MI to Owen Sound ON with cargo of coal.  Crew rescued by str. Mataafa and barge Alexander Holley.  Enrollment surrendered March 31, 1912.






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