Bradley, Carl D. 1

1917                                  Carl D. Bradley     1                                  1993

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 718
Launched March 24, 1917

552’ LOA, 530’ LBP, 60’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2400 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 6, 1917
530.0 x 60.0 x 32.9, 7203 GT, 5557 NT     US 215018     to:

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH June 9, 1917 (#62) to
Bradley Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service June 11, 1917 clearing Lorain OH light for Calcite MI to load a cargo of stone

Home port to Duluth MN 1924

Renamed John G. Munson  (1) 1927

Renamed Irvin L. Clymer 1951

Fleet merged 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation

Repowered 1954 with steam turbine engine

Fleet transferred 1967 to United States Steel Great Lakes Fleet  (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up late 1973 at Rogers City MI and did not operate seasons of 1974 through 1980

Fleet made a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation 1981, renamed USS Great Lakes Fleet Inc., Duluth MN (home port to Duluth MN)

Did not operate seasons of 1986 and 1987

Laid up Nov 7, 1990 at Superior WI and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1993 to Azcon Corporation and scrapped at Duluth MN

IMO 5163730

 

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