Huron 3

1914                                        Huron     2                                     1973

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 132
Keel laid Oct 22, 1913; launched Feb 7, 1914

439’3” LOA, 416’ LBP, 56’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI
415.0 x 56.0 x 27.5, 4810 GT, 3051 NT     US 212080     to:
Wyandotte Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port Wyandotte MI)

Entered service April 1914

Sold 1966 to Oglebay Norton Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE)

Boilers converted to oil firing

Laid up at the end of the 1968 season at Toledo OH and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1973 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Montreal QC Sept 27, 1973 with str. Wyandotte towed by German tug Dolphin X.  Tow arrived Santander Spain Oct 20, 1973

IMO 5157016



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