Smith, Gov.

1889                                       Gov. Smith                                 1906

Wooden Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Detroit MI by Detroit Dry Dock Co., Hull 97
Launched Aug 24, 1889

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 Sept 17, 1889 (#24)
240.0 x 42.0 x 23.4, 2044.49 GT, 1547.18 NT     US 86066     to:
Ogdensburg Transit Co., Ogdensburg NY (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1889

Home port to Ogdensburg NY 1890

Sold 1900 to Rutland Transit Co., Ogdensburg NY

Sunk Aug 19, 1906 in collision with str. Uranus off Point Aux Barques MI, Lake Huron.  Enroute from Chicago IL to Ogdensburg NY with cargo of package freight and grain.  No lives lost; crew rescued by Uranus.  Enrollment surrendered March 31, 1907.






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