Clemson, D.M. 2

1917                                  D. M. Clemson     2                                  1980

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 716
Launched Oct 28, 1916

600’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 60’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2000 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH March 2, 1917 (Temp #31)
580.0 x 60.0 x 32.0, 7728 GT, 6020 NT     US 214599     to:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service April 24, 1917 clearing Lorain OH light for Duluth MN

Permanent enrollment at Duluth MN June 12, 1917 (#60)

Sank str. George M. Humphrey June 15, 1943 in collision in fog in Straits of Mackinac.

Fleet reincorporated 1949 in Delaware (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged July 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation (home port to New York NY)

Remeasured 1951 to 8364 GT, 6759 NT

Remeasured 1954 to 7377 GT, 5830 NT

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

Laid up late 1975 at Superior WI and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1980 to Western Metals Corporation, Thunder Bay ON.  Scrapped at Thunder Bay.

IMO 5083667

 

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