Roanoke (wooden)

1867                                       Roanoke                                         1894

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Ira Lafrinnier

2 decks, coal-fired boilers, engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 6, 1867 (Temp #9)
217.5 x 31.2 x 12.5, 1069.82 tons (956.68 NT 1882)     US 21145     to:
N. C. and H. J. Winslow 50% each, Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)

Entered service 1867

Permanent enrollment at Buffalo NY June 25, 1867 (#203)

Sold 1871 to Charles Ensign, Buffalo NY

Sold 1885 to W. F. Botsford & Co., Port Huron MI

Caught fire and sank Aug 7, 1894  20 miles off Fourteen Mile Point near Ontonagon MI, Lake Superior.  Enroute from Port Huron MI to Duluth MN with cargo of salt.  Crew took to lifeboats and were rescued the next day by str. George Spencer.  Enrollment surrendered Sept 30, 1894.






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