Lingeman, Oscar J.

(1918) 1926                                  Oscar J. Lingeman                                  1941 (1946)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co., Hull 147
Launched as Arthur R. Lewis for off-Lakes service.  Requisitioned by the United States Shipping Board, renamed Lake Catherine and left the Great Lakes upon completion

261’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 21’6” depth
1 deck, coal-fired triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at
252.0 x 43.5 x 18.9, 2016 GT, 1193 NT     US 216528
Sold 1926 to Mid-West Transportation Co., Detroit MI (home port to Detroit MI), renamed Oscar J. Lingeman and returned to the Great Lakes

Entered Great Lakes service 1926

Renamed Aetna  (2) 1937

Sold 1941 to U. S. Navy for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Manasquan (AG-36) 1941 and (WAG-273) 1943

Scrapped 1946 at Baltimore MD by Patapsco Scrap Co.



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