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.