1890                                  Tuscarora                                  1917 (1917)

Steel Great Lakes package freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 32
Launched April 12, 1890

306’8” LOA, 291’ LBP, 40’ beam, 25’6” depth
2 decks, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 31, 1890 (Temp #119)
291.4 x 40.4 x 22.0, 2386.01 GT, 1679.56 NT     US 145543     to:
Lehigh Valley Transportation Co., Buffalo NY (home port Buffalo NY)
(One of five near sisters usually operated on the Buffalo NY – Chicago IL route)

Entered service 1890

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 Montreal QC and rejoined

Wrecked Dec 9, 1917 on St. Paul’s Island, between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in the Gulf of St. Lawrence enroute to the coast.  All hands lost




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