Bope, H.P.

1907                                  H. P. Bope                                  1974 (1978)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Superior WI by Superior Shipbuilding Co., Hull 519
Launched Oct 19, 1907

560’ LOA, 532’ LBP, 56’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 2200 IHP

Enrolled at Duluth MN Oct 25, 1907 (#16)
540.0 x 56.0 x 30.0, 5750 GT, 4422 NT     US 204664     to:
Standard Steamship Co., Duluth MN, A. B. Wolvin, Mgr. (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service 1907

Fleet sold 1913 to Lackawanna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)
Fleet renamed Interlake Steamship Co.

Renamed E. A. S. Clarke  (2) 1916

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Remeasured 1947 to 5762 GT, 4434 NT

Remeasured 1948 to 5806 GT, 4465 NT

Rebuilt 1952.  Hatches to 24’ centers.
Remeasured to 6220 GT, 4559 NT

Sold 1970 to Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH and renamed Kinsman Voyager.

Sold for scrap 1974 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Wintered at Toledo OH.  Resold 1975 German for use as a storage hulk.  Cleared Quebec QC June 7, 1975 with str. James E. Ferris towed by Polish tug Jantar.  Tow arrived Hamburg Germany July 4, 1974, where the vessels were used for storage purposes.

Towed 1978 to Spain for scrapping.  Arrived Bilbao June 26, 1978.

IMO 5095464

 

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