Green Island

1937                                           Green Island                            1942 (1942)

Steel twin-screw bulk freighter

Built at River Rouge MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 283

300’ LOA, 288’ LBP, 43’ beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, 2 oil-fired diesel engines, 1200 BHP

Enrolled at
290.7 x 43.1 x 18.2, 1946 GT, 1603 NT     US 23670     to:
Ford Motor Co., Dearborn MI (home port Dearborn MI)
Built to carry auto parts through the Great Lakes and the New York State Barge Canal between the Ford plant at River Rouge MI and assembly plants at Chester PA and Edgewater NJ

Entered service 1937

Requisitioned 1942 by the U. S. War Shipping Administration for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Sunk May 6, 1942 by German submarine, Gulf of Mexico







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