Detroit Edison 2

1955                                 Detroit Edison     2                               1986

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Hull 418
Launched Sept 9, 1954

606’ LOA, 590’ LBP, 72’ beam, 38’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 7000 SHP

Enrolled at
589.7 x 72.2 x 36.2, 12172 GT, 8744 NT     US 269187     to:
American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Buffalo NY)

Entered service April 15, 1955 clearing Manitowoc WI light for Port Inland MI

Lengthened 1966 at Superior WI by Fraser Shipyards
Remeasured to 661.7 length and 13723 GT, 10296 NT

Laid up Dec 22, 1982 at Sturgeon Bay WI and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1986 to Corostel Trading. Cleared Quebec QC July 16, 1986 with str. Sharon under tow to Brownsville TX

IMO 5089233

 

5501

 

 

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