Dustin, Alton C.

1913                                  Alton C. Dustin                                  1973

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 708
Launched May 17, 1913

550’ LOA, 525’ LBP, 58’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH July 18, 1913 (#2)
525.0 x 58.1 x 27.8, 7316 GT, 5609     US 211453     to:
Cleveland Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Mitchell & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1913

Fleet sold Dec 30, 1915 to Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr.

Renamed J. A. Campbell 1916

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Remeasured 1952 to 7377 GT, 5542 NT

Sold 1965 to Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. and renamed Buckeye Monitor.

Fleet sold 1969 to Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Sold for scrap 1973 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC Dec 4, 1973 with str. Robert S. McNamara towed by German tug Seetrans I.  Sank Dec 16, 1973 in Atlantic Ocean.  Balance of tow arrived Santander Spain Jan 11, 1974

IMO 5166342

 

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