Dalton, Henry G.

1916                                  Henry G. Dalton                                  1972

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain Oh by American Ship Building Co., Hull 713
Launched March 25, 1916

600’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 60’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 9, 1916 (#105)
580.0 x 60.0 x 32.0, 7810 GT, 6092 NT     US 214051     to:
Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service May 1916

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Remeasured 1954 to 587.2 length and 8532 GT, 6814 NT

Chartered 1969 and 1970 seasons to Wilson Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH

After cabins damaged by fire March 1972 during layup at Buffalo NY.  Sold for scrap to Dwor Metal Co., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.
Cleared Quebec QC May 12, 1973 with str. United States Gypsum towed by German tug Fairplay X.  United States Gypsum lost May 21, 1973 off Sydney N.S.  Balance of tow arrived Vado Italy about June 16, 1973.

IMO 5148027

 

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