Cornelius, Adam E. 3

1959                            Adam E. Cornelius     3

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Hull 424
Keel laid Nov 1, 1957;  launched Nov 25, 1958

666’3” LOA, 650’ LBP, 72’ beam, 40’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 7000 SHP

Enrolled at
650.0 x 72.2 x 37.7, 14084 GT, 8915 NT     US 278853     to:
American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Buffalo NY)

Entered service June 1959

Laid up Dec 24, 1985 at Toledo OH and did not operate again for this fleet

Sold 1988 to Keybulk Transport Inc., Montreal QC for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes.

Converted to self-unloading barge with notched stern for pushing by tug at Halifax NS by Halifax Dartmouth Industries and renamed Capt. Edward V. Smith.

Renamed Sea Barge One 1991

Sold 1993 to Halifax Grain Elevator Ltd., Halifax NS

Transferred 1995 to Great Lakes Transport Ltd., a division of Halifax Grain Elevator, and returned to Great Lakes service.

Renamed Sarah Spencer 1996

IMO 5002223

In service 2011 for TGL Marine Holdings




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