DeLancey, William J.

1981                             William J. DeLancey                         

Steel twin-screw self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 909
Keel laid July 12, 1979.  After section built in drydock at Lorain.  Forward cargo section built at Toledo OH.  Vessel floated Feb 2, 1981.
Last vessel built at this shipyard.
Longest vessel on the Great Lakes.

1013’6” LOA, 1000’ LBP, 105’ beam, 56’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, 2 oil-fired diesel engines, 17000 BHP

Enrolled at
999.6 x 105.2 x 54.1, 36360 GT, 32580 NT     US 631668     to:
Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Wilmington DE)

Entered service May 10, 1981 clearing Lorain OH light for Silver Bay MN

Renamed Paul R. Tregurtha 1990

IMO 7729057

In service 2011 for Interlake Steamship Co.



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