1903                                  Kensington                                  1972

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Toledo OH by Craig Shipbuilding Co., Hull 94
Launched May 13, 1903

380’ LOA, 360’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Toledo OH Sept 15, 1903 (#3)
370.8 x 50.2 x 24.2, 3762 GT, 3130 NT     US 200203     to:
Craig Shipbuilding Co., Toledo OH (home port Toledo OH)

Entered service 1903

Reenrolled at Port Huron MI Sept 19, 1903 (#9) to:
Kensington Transportation Co., Emerson MI, F. B. Chesbrough and G. A. Tomlinson, Mgrs. (home port to Bay City MI)

Sold Dec 18, 1906 to Kensington Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, John J. Boland & Co., Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY)

Transferred 1916 to American Steamship Co. and renamed M. A. Reeb.

Cargo hold rebuilt 1921 to arch construction at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.

Sold Feb 4, 1928 to Lakewood Steamship Co., Cleveland OH and renamed O. S. McFarland.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1935 to Columbia Transportation Co., Cleveland OH

Converted 1940 to crane vessel at Fairport OH by Fairport Machine Shop
Remeasured to 369.2 x 50.2 x 23.9, 3954 GT, 3064 NT

Laid up at Detroit 1965 and did not operate again for this fleet.

Sold for scrap 1970 to Royal Marine Transport Co.  Sale cancelled.

Sold 1971 to Escanaba Towing Co., Escanaba MI and operated as a barge.

Sold for scrap 1972 to Hyman-Michaels Co., Duluth MN.  Scrapped at Duluth 1974.

IMO 5259709



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