Brown, J.J.H.

1908                                  J. J. H. Brown                                  1965

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 358
Launched Feb 8, 1908

452’ LOA, 432’ LBP, 52’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Buffalo NY March 19, 1908 (#62)
432.0 x 52.0 x 28.0, 5069 GT, 3787 NT     US 204993     to:
Brown Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Brown & Co., Mgr. (home port Buffalo NY)

Entered service May 1908, clearing Lorain OH to Buffalo NY for a cargo of coal

Sold for scrap 1965 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.
Cleared Lauzon QC under tow with str. James E. McAlpine.  Tow arrived at Genoa Italy July 19, 1965.

 

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