McGonagle, William A.

1916                                  William A. McGonagle                                  1994

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 154
Keel laid Dec 4, 1915; launched May 20, 1916

600’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 60’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 2000 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI July 25, 1916 (Temp #8)
580.0 x 60.0 x 27.9, 7811 GT, 6006 NT     US 214234     to:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service July 26, 1916 clearing Detroit MI light to Duluth MN

Permanent enrollment at Duluth MN July 29, 1916 (#3)

Fleet reincorporated 1949 in Delaware (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged July 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation (home port to New York NY)

Remeasured 1954 to 7041 GT, 5490 NT

Fleet renamed United States Steel Great Lakes Fleet 1967 (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up at end of 1975 season at Duluth MN and did not operate again for this fleet

Sold 1978 to Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Renamed Henry Steinbrenner  (4) 1986

Laid up Dec 13, 1989 at Toledo OH and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1994 and scrapped at Port Maitland ON.

IMO 5390151

 

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