Kennedy, Hugh

1907                                  Hugh Kennedy                                  1980

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 349
Launched Jan 26, 1907

557’ LOA, 532’ LBP, 56’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH March 18, 1907 (#63)
532.0 x 56.0 x 31.0, 7064 GT, 5500 NT     US 203906     to+
Buffalo & Susquehanna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John Mitchell, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Transferred 1913 to Buffalo Steamship Co.

Sold Aug 10, 1922 to American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY)

Renamed J. F. Schoellkopf Jr. 1930

Converted to self-unloader 1933 at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co.
Remeasured to 531.2 x 56.2 x 27.2, 7263 GT, 5795 NT

Repowered 1950 with Skinner Unaflow engine
Remeasured to 7301 GT, 6099 NT

Sold 1973 to Erie Sand Steamship Co., Erie PA (home port to Erie PA)

Boilers converted 1975 to oil firing at Buffalo NY.

Sold for scrap 1980 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC June 27, 1980 under tow.  Arrived LaSpezia Italy July 29, 1980

IMO 5166562

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 344

 

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