1906 Henry A. Hawgood 1985
Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter
Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 435
Launched Sept 8, 1906
552’ LOA, 532’ LBP, 56’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP
Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 8, 1906 (#33)
532.0 x 56.0 x 31.0, 6839 GT, 5389 NT US 203582 to:
Minerva Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, A. H. Hawgood, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)
Entered service Oct 13, 1906 clearing Cleveland OH for Lake Superior.
Transferred 1911 to Commonwealth Steamship Co., Cleveland OH
Sold Sept 27, 1911 to Hubbard Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson, Mgr.
Renamed C. Russell Hubbard 1912
Richardson fleets combined 1920 into Columbia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John T. Kelley, Mgr.
Fleet reincorporated in Delaware Nov 1931 as Columbia Transportation Co. (home port to Wilmington DE)
Renamed W. W. Holloway 1937
Converted 1957 to self-unloader at Sturgeon Bay WI by Christy Corporation
Remeasured to 7213 GT, 5680 NT
Fleet merged Oct 1957 into parent as Columbia Transportation Division, Oglebay Norton Co.
Converted to diesel power 1963 at Lorain OH
Remeasured to 7166 GT, 5111 NT
Laid up at Toledo OH Dec 7, 1981 and did not operate again.
Sold for scrap 1985 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON. Resold to Brazilian shipbreakers. Cleared Quebec QC Sept 16, 1986 with str. Philip D. Block towed by Polish tug Jantar. Tow arrived Recife Brazil Oct 21, 1986.
See history in Detroit Marine Historian March 1994 (#10)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember II p. 169