Lake Kyttle

(1918) 1927                                  Lake Kyttle                                  1942 (1960)

Steel  bulk freight barge

Built at Manitowoc WI by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Corporation, Hull 96
Launched
Built as a general cargo  freighter for the United States Shipping Board for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes upon completion

261’ LOA, 253’ LBP, 43’ beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at
250.5 x 43.7 x 20.4, 2157 GT, 1285 NT     US 217087

Sold 1925 from the postwar reserve fleet to Ford Motor Co., Detroit MI and returned to the Great Lakes
Converted to barge
Remeasured to 1991 GT, 1855 NT

Entered Great Lakes service 1927

Requisitioned 1942 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Renamed James Sheridan

Foundered Jan 20, 1946 off Saybrook CT, Long Island Sound

 

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