Iselin, Adrian

1914                                  Adrian Iselin                                  1961

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 194
Launched March 11, 1914

257’ LOA, 244’ LBP, 43’ beam, 23’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Ogdensburg NY
244.0 x 43.0 x 20.5, 2072 GT, 1346 NT     US 212089     to:
George Hall Coal Co., Ogdensburg NY (home port Ogdensburg NY)

Entered service April 1914

Requisitioned 1917 by U. S. government for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes

Sold May 15, 1919 to previous owner and returned to the Great Lakes (at ocean tonnages of 2130 GT, 1290 NT)

Remeasured 1921 to 2040 GT, 1229 NT

Sold 1940 to Nicholson Transit Co., Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI)

Requisitioned 1942 by U. S. Maritime Commission for service during World War II

Returned 1946 to previous owner

Remeasured 1951 to 2071 GT, 1408 NT

Sold for scrap 1961 to Hyman-Michaels Co.

Converted to refuse barge for use on the Detroit River.  Later used as temporary breakwater on Lake Michigan and finally as part of a dock at Frankfort MI.

 

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