Prince, F.H.

1890                                  F. H. Prince                                  1911


Wooden Great Lakes package freighter


Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 102

253’4” LOA, 240’ LBP, 42’ beam, 25’ depth

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, fore and aft compound engine, 800 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI May 20, 1890 (#105)
240.0 x 42.0 x 23.4, 2047.35 GT, 1547.70 NT     US 120797     to:
Ogdensburg Transit Co., Hamtramck MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1890

Home port to Ogdensburg NY 1890

Transferred 1900 to Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg NY

Sold 1910 to Herbert K. Oakes, Cleveland OH

Converted 1911 to sand dredge

Caught fire Aug 8, 1911 in Lake Erie and beached on Kelley’s Island.  Enrollment surrendered Aug 11, 1911.  A second fire on Aug 14 burned her hull to the water’s edge.




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