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WRECK INFO: Ship Type: Bulk Freighter Lifespan: Built 1890, Sunk Dec 3, 1918 Length: 157 ft Depths: 65 ft Location: Point Traverse, Lake Ontario GPS:N43 54 255 W76 46 124
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MANOLA Other names : later MAPLEDAWN(qv) Official no. : 92170 Type at loss : propeller, steel, bulk freight Build info : 1890, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland hull #30 Specs : 275x42x21, 2326g 1836n Date of loss : 1918, Dec 2 Place of loss : near Main Duck Island Lake : Ontario Type of loss : storm Loss of life : 11 [all] Carrying : none Detail : She was sold for saltwater use and was cut in half for towing up the St. Lawrence. Enroute the bow section, in tow of tug MICHIGAN, was struck by a fast rising, violent squall and foundered quickly with all on board. The orphaned stern was purchased by Canadian parties and a new forward section built for her. Relaunched in 1920 as :MAPLEDAWN(qv) Sources: csqw,do2,eas
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Registry and Rig Information Vessel Name: MANOLA Nationality: U.S. Official Number: 92170 Rig: Propeller Dimensions and Tonnage Length: 282.33 Width: 40.25 Depth: 21.16 Masts: 0 Gross Tonnage: 2325.00 Net Tonnage: 1835.00 Hull Material: Steel Hull Number: 00030 Vessel History Rebuilds: Cut into two sections by Buffalo Dry Dock Co., for transit to Atlantic Ocean. Bow section foundered on Lake Ontario, December 3, 1918.
History: Vessel sold to U.S. Shipping Board on January 25, 1918.
Builder: :Globe Shipbuilding Co. Place Built: Cleveland, OH Year Built: 1890 Ownership Changes
Owner Date Registry Official Number :Minnesota Steamship Co. 1890 - 1901 U.S. 92170 :Pittsburgh Steamship Co. 1901 - 1918 U.S. 92170
Mills Record 1 of 1 Original Vessel Data Name: [ Mapledawn ] Mills Number: [ 034580 ] Propulsion: [ Screw Propeller ] Official Number: [141836 ] Dimensions: [ 250x 40 - 2404 tons ] Built in: [ Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 1890 ] First Rebuild Information Official Number: [ 141836 ] Propulsion: [ s ] Dimensions: [ 350x 40 - 3100 tons ] Rebuilt in: [ Collingwood, Ontario, Canada ] Rebuilt: [ 1923 ] Other Registrations (Before & After Canadian Registration) Previously Registered: [ U.S.A. ] Previous Name: [ Manola ] Date Previously Registered: [ 1921 ] Closing Information Date Closed: [1924/11 ] Reason Closed: [ Wrecked ] Where Closed: [ Christian Island, Ontario, Canada ] Addendum .Mapledawn; 250x40x21 Owned by Canada Steamship Lines. Built by Globe Iron Works, Cleveland 1890. Engine 24-38-61×12 by builder. Rebuilt by Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co., Lauzon 1920; lengthened to 350x40x21 by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co. 1923. Cut in two 1918 for transfer to Atlantic; front half sank Lake Ontario 03/12/18 [note similarity to “Maplecourt” above]. Aft half sold to Montreal Transportation Co. just as it was being taken over by Canada Steamship Lines. Wrecked 28/11/24 Christian Island, Georgian Bay.