McKinney, Price

1908                                  Price McKinney                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 363
Launched May 23, 1908

452’ LOA, 432’ LBP, 54’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Chicago IL June 22, 1908 (#78)
432.0 x 54.0 x 28.0, 5250 GT, 3927 NT     US 205324     to:
Island Transit Co., Chicago IL, J. J. Rardon, Mgr. (home port Michigan City IN)

Entered service 1908

Management of fleet transferred 1913 to Corrigan, McKinney & Co., Cleveland OH

Sold 1915 to Pioneer Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Rebuilt 1918
Remeasured to 4671 GT, 3433 NT

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to German shipbreakers.  Arrived under tow at Hamburg Germany July 17, 1961.

See history in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 255

 

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