Frick, H.C.

1899                                  H. C. Frick                                  1967

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Globe Iron Works, Hull 79
Launched Aug 5, 1899

436’ LOA, 416’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1700 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Sept 6, 1899 (#26)
416.0 x 50.0 x 24.0, 4713 GT, 3159 NT     US 96464    to:
Cleveland Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John Mitchell, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1899

Renamed E. A. S. Clarke (1) 1906

Cargo hold rebuilt 1913 to arch construction at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co.
Remeasured to 4377 GT, 2823 NT

Sold Dec 30, 1915 to Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. and renamed Mars (2) at beginning of 1916 season

Sold 1926 to Paterson Steamships Ltd., Fort William ON and renamed Canadoc (1) (home port to Fort William ON)
Enrolled Canadian at 421.9 x 50.2 x 23.9, 4581 GT, 2894 NT     Can 116576

Fleet renamed N. M. Paterson & Sons Ltd. 1951

Renamed Portadoc (3) 1961

Sold for scrap 1967 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Towed to Port Maitland ON Sept. 1969, where oil drilling rig was loaded, then towed to Sorel QC, where she wintered.

Towed 1970 with str. Nixon Berry, arriving July 1, 1970 at Vado Italy.

 

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