Berwind, Edward J.

1924                                  Edward J. Berwind                                  1985

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 247
Keel laid Feb 25, 1924; launched July 12, 1924

612’ LOA, 586’ LBP, 62’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2300 IHP

Enrolled at
595.6 x 62.0 x 27.7, 8318 GT, 6517 NT     US 224139     to:
Franklin Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, H. K. Oakes, Mgr. (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service Oct 7, 1924

Home port to Fairport OH 1927

Fleet management transferred 1930 to Bethlehem Transportation Corporation

Home port to Wilmington DE 1936

Sank str. Aycliffe Hall June 11, 1936 off Long Point, Lake Erie

Fleet management transferred 1940 to M. A. Hanna Co.

Fleet transferred 1944 to Hanna Ore Co.

Renamed Matthew Andrews  (3) 1963

Boilers converted to oil firing winter 1970-1971 at Superior WI by Fraser Shipyards Inc.

Sold 1974 to Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound ON and renamed Blanche Hindman  (3)
Enrolled Canadian at 9532 GT, 6402 NT     Can 327382     (home port to Owen Sound ON)

Sold 1978 to Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co., Thorold ON

Renamed Lac Ste-Anne 1979

Fleet sold 1984 to Transport Desgagnes Inc., Montreal QC

Sold for scrap 1985 to Port Colborne Marine Terminals, Port Colborne ON.  Scrapped at Port Colborne.

IMO 5407033

 

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