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 +{{::​004215a.jpg?​200 |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
 +
 +====== Other Resources ======
 +
 +[[http://​greatlakes.bgsu.edu/​vessel/​view/​004215| BGSU File]]
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