Conneaut

1916                                  Conneaut                                  1973

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 155
Launched March 30, 1916

439’3” LOA, 416’ LBP, 56’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 1775 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI July 12, 1916
415.0 x 56.0 x 27.5, 4749 GT, 3027 NT     US 214061     to:
Wyandotte Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port Wyandotte MI)

Entered service July 12, 1916 clearing Ecorse MI light for Conneaut OH

Renamed Wyandotte  (2) 1963

Fleet sold 1966 to Oglebay Norton Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE)

Boilers converted 1967 to oil firing

Laid up at end of 1968 season at Fairport OH and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1973 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.
Cleared Montreal QC Sept 27, 1973 with str. Huron towed by German tug Dolphin.  Tow arrived Santander Spain Oct 20, 1973.

IMO 5393737

 

1601

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