Hawgood, William A.

1907                                  William A. Hawgood                                  1963

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Chicago IL by Chicago Shipbuilding Co., Hull 75
Launched Oct 19, 1907

552’ LOA, 532’ LBP, 56’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 9, 1907 (#25)
532.0 x 56.2 x 31.0, 6530 GT, 4910 NT     US 204701     to:
Atlas Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, W. A. Hawgood, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1907

Fleet merged 1911 into Commonwealth Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, W. A. and A. H. Hawgood, Mgr.

Sold 1912 to Calumet Transportation Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. and renamed R. L. Agassiz.

Fleet transferred 1930 to Producers Steamship Co.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Renamed Carle C. Conway 1934

Transferred 1937 to National Steel Corporation.

Laid up at Milwaukee WI

Sold for scrap 1963 to Columbia Iron & Metal Co.  Resold to Western Iron & Metal Co., Port Arthur ON.  Towed to Port Arthur, cut in pieces and loaded into Formosan M.V. Union Trader, which cleared Fort William ON July 6, 1964 for Japan.



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