HN JEX as LAWRENCE, BGSU Photo

Ship Info

Registry and Rig Information Vessel Name: LAWRENCE Nationality: U.S. Official Number: 15450 Rig: Propeller Dimensions and Tonnage Length: 135.42 Width: 25.66 Depth: 11.00 Masts: 0 Gross Tonnage: 447.37 Net Tonnage: 334.34 Hull Material: Wood Hull Number: Vessel History Rebuilds: Rebuilt by H.B. Burger at Manitowoc, WI; Milwaukee, WI, April 26, 1902 (169.33 x 26.42 x 10.25; 626 gross - 479 net). Rebuilt at Gilmore's Shipyard, Toledo, OH, July 10, 1909 (420 gross - 301 net). Canadian measures, 1915 (170.16 x 26.42 x 10.25; 441 gross - 231 registered). History: First enrollment issued at Cleveland, OH, October 9, 1868. Name changed to FRONTENAC at Chicago, IL, May 15, 1902. Enrollment surrendered at Cleveland, OH, July 18, 1908, endorsed “Vessel Lost.” Redocumented at Toledo, OH, July 10, 1909; name changed to H.N. JEX at Toledo, OH, March 30, 1910. Final U.S. Enrollment surrendered at Port Huron, MI, May 14, 1915, and endorsed “sold foreign.” As FRONTENAC: Partially destroyed by fire at Lorain, OH, July 17, 1908; towed to Toledo, OH, and rebuilt at Gilmore's Shipyard. Disposition: Foundered ten miles southeast of Point Peter, Lake Ontario, on August 16, 1921; no lives lost. Was on voyage from Sodus, NY for Kingston, Ontario, with cargo of coal at time of loss. Build Information

Builder: Lafrinnier, Ira Place Built: Cleveland, OH Year Built: 1868 Ownership Changes

Owner Date Registry Official Number Northern Transportation Co. 1868 - 1876 U.S. 15450 Philo Chamberlain 1876 - 1876 U.S. 15450 Northern Transportation Co. 1876 - 1878 U.S. 15450 Peter J. Klein & Frederick Seymour 1878 - 1883 U.S. 15450 Simeon S. Burke 1883 - 1886 U.S. 15450 Burke & Klein 1886 - 1892 U.S. 15450 Northern Michigan Transpt. Co. 1892 - 1899 U.S. 15450 People's Transit Co. 1899 - 1905 U.S. 15450 Henry B. Burger 1905 - 1905 U.S. 15450 H.C. Burrell 1905 - 1909 U.S. 15450 H.C. Burrell & H.N. Jex 1909 - 1910 U.S. 15450 H.C. Burrell & Theobold Emig 1910 - 1915 U.S. 15450 John F. Sowards 1915 - 1921 CANADA 137982 Name Changes

Name Date Registry Official Number FRONTENAC 1902 - 1910 U.S. 15450 JEX, H.N. 1910 - 1915 U.S. 15450 JEX, H.N. 1915 - 1921 CANADA 137982

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