1890                                  Saranac                                  1917 (1920)

Steel Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 29
Launched Dec 21, 1889

306’8” LOA, 290’ LBP, 40’ beam, 25’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 14, 1890 (Temp #85)
290.0 x 40.8 x 13.6, 2669.47 GT, 1939.26 NT     US 116318     to:
Lehigh Valley Transportation Co., Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)
(One of five near sisters usually operating on the Buffalo NY – Chicago IL route)

Entered service 1890

Permanent enrollment at Buffalo NY April 24, 1890 (#67)

Sold 1917 to U. S. Shipping Board, Washington DC for off-Lakes service during World War I.  Cut in two at Buffalo NY by Buffalo Dry Dock Co., towed to Lauzon QC and rejoined by Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co.

Renamed Mingeia (Chile) 1919

Foundered March 13, 1920 100 miles off Georgia, Atlantic Ocean.  19 lost

See history in Detroit Marine Historian May-June 1953 (#45)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 349




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