Hebard, Charles S.

1906                                  Charles S. Hebard                                  1964

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 430
Launched Jan 20, 1906

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH March 21, 1906 (#68)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6291 GT, 4854 NT     US 202889     to:
Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1906

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Rebuilt 1946.  Hatches to 24’ centers with hatch crane
Remeasured to 511.0 x 54.2 x 26.6, 6213 GT, 5117 NT

Repowered 1949 with Skinner Unaflow engine

Fleet renamed Wilson Marine Transit Co. 1957

Sold for scrap 1964 to Fraser-Nelson Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Duluth MN.  Filled with stone and sunk with str. Amasa Stone as part of a dock for Medusa Portland Cement Co., Charlevoix MI.

 

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