Miller, Governor

1938                                         Governor Miller                               1980

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 810
Keel laid July 7, 1937;  launched Dec 2, 1937

610’9” LOA, 593’9 ¾” LBP, 60’ beam, 32’6” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, steam turbine engine, 2000 SHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 7, 1938 (Temp #
593.25 x 60.2 x 28.25, 8255 GT, 6137 NT     US 237394     to:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service June 8, 1938 clearing Lorain OH light for Duluth MN

Permanent enrollment at Duluth MN June 11, 1938

Remeasured 1939 to 8240 GT, 6072 NT

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)

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

Laid up Oct 15, 1975 at Duluth MN and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1980 to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC Oct 18, 1980 with str. Alva C. Dinkey towed by tug Cathy B.  Tow arrived Ferrol Spain Nov 12, 1980.  Tug cleared Ferrol with Miller in tow Nov 18, arriving Vigo Spain Nov 20.

IMO 5134234

See history in Scanner May 1995 (#221)

 

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