Friday, December 14, 2007


Who am I?

Initially The Rock identified this Mystery Ship as either the Cadillac or the Frontenac as both ships sailed for the Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Company. Recently, Ted Wilush postitively identified the ship as the Cadillac. The Cadillac was initially named the Lake Angelina when launched in 1943. Once acquired by the Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Company that same year she was renamed the Cadillac. The Cadillac was laid up for the last time 1981 and scrapped in 1987. To see a color picture of the Cadillac, please click here.


Anonymous the rock said...

We know from the stack with that (red) "C" that it is a Cleveland Cliffs vessel. Most of their boats during the late 40's had the stern mast located behind rather than forward of the funnel.

I'd say that the Cadillac and the Frontenac are in the running.

Looks like she is passing someone,too!

December 15, 2007 8:07 AM  
Anonymous TWilush said...

The is a B1 Maritimer in Cleveland Cliffs colours; it can only be Cadillac.

January 11, 2013 1:06 AM  
Blogger Ookpik said...

Hi Ted,

Thanks for the identification.

January 19, 2013 10:59 AM  

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