Carter, E.D.

1906                                  E. D. Carter                                  1977 (1980)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 162
Launched Jan 13, 1906

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1650 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI March 16, 1906 (Temp #41)
504.0 x 54.1 x 30.0, 6359 GT, 5063 NT     US 202866     to:
Carter Steamship Co., Erie PA, E. D. Carter, Mgr. (home port Erie PA)

Permanent enrollment at Erie PA April 2, 1906 (#26)

Entered service 1906

Sold 1915 to Lake Superior Steamship Co., Sault Ste. Marie Ont., a subsidiary of Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway Co., W. C. Franz, Mgr.

Resold fall 1915 to American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY) and renamed William T. Roberts.

Converted to self-unloader 1932 at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co. and renamed Dow Chemical  (1)
Remeasured to 510.5 x 53.8 x 26.7, 6606 GT, 5305 NT

Renamed Norman J. Kopmeier 1939

Sold 1960 to Redwood Enterprises Ltd., Hamilton ON (home port to Hamilton Bermuda) and renamed Pinedale 1961.
Enrolled Bermudan at 513.0 x 54.2 x 26.3, 7126 GT, 5160 NT     Br 199403

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1966     Can 199403     (home port to Hamilton ON)

Transferred 1969 to International Cruising Co.

Transferred 1971 to Reoch Transports Ltd.

Sold 1977 to Pitts Engineering Construction Ltd., Toronto ON and sunk early 1978 as a temporary breakwater during construction of an Ontario Hydro power plant at Bowmanville ON.
Raised 1980, towed back to Hamilton ON and scrapped there.

IMO 5278547



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