Ashtabula (ferry)

Ashtabula was a ferry that traveled between Ashtabula, Ohio, on the south shore of Lake Erie, to Port Burwell, Ontario, on the north shore.[1][2] Ashtabula was built in 1906, at the Great Lakes Engineering Works in St. Clair, Michigan, to transport ore and coal cars.[3] She sank on 18 September 1958 after colliding with the steamer Ben Moreell.


  1. "Ashtabula (Ferry), U203071, sunk by collision, 18 Sep 1958". Maritime History of the Great Lakes. Retrieved 2011-11-14. Sunk in collision with steamer BEN MOREELL in harbor at Ashtabula, Ohio, September 18, 1958.
  2. "The Water Front, Port Burwell, Canada". Maritime History of the Great Lakes. Retrieved 2011-11-14. The Pennsylvania-Ontario Transportation Company railroad car ferry ASHTABULA lies in the harbour.
  3. Schaeffer, Evelyn (2005). Ashtabula: People and Places. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9780738534305.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.