Greene, Edward B.

1952                              Edward B. Greene                                             

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Toledo OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 189
Built in dry dock;  floated Jan 10, 1952

647’ LOA, 629’3” LBP, 70’ beam, 36’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 7000 SHP

Enrolled at
629.4 x 70.2 x 31.3, 11726 GT, 8730 NT     US 263980     to:
Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Wilmington DE)

Entered service July 29, 1952 (maiden voyage delayed by steel strike)

Lengthened 1976 at Superior WI by Fraser Shipyards
Remeasured to 749.4 and 13899 GT, 10902 NT

Converted to self-unloader 1982 at Toledo OH by American Ship Building Co.
Remeasured to 11949 GT, 8940NT

Sold 1985 to Rouge Steel Co., Dearborn MI, Ford Motor Co., Mgr. and renamed Benson Ford  (3) (home port to Dearborn MI)

Fleet sold 1988 to Lakes Shipping Inc., Cleveland OH, Interlake Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port to Cleveland OH)

Renamed Kaye E. Barker 1989

IMO 5097450

In service 2011 for Lakes Shipping (Interlake)





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