Hemlock

1907                                  Hemlock                                                 1960

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at West Bay City MI by West Bay City Shipbuilding Co., Hull 624
Launched July 13, 1907

440’ LOA, 420’ LBP, 52’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Aug 1, 1907 (#3)
420.0 x 52.0 x 24.4, 4796 GT, 3501 NT     US 204346     to:
Lackawanna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1907

Fleet renamed Interlake Steamship Co. 1913

Rebuilt 1921
Remeasured to 4684 GT, 3557 NT

Remeasured 1925 to 3389 NT

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1955 to Cargo Carriers Inc., Cleveland OH, a subsidiary of Cargill Grain Co.

Sold for scrap 1960 to Afram Brothers Inc.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Arrived under tow Aug 24, 1960 at Savona Italy.

 

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