Miller, Leonard B.

1910                                  Leonard B. Miller                                  1994

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 447
Launched Jan 29, 1910

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH April 16, 1910 (#40)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6291 GT, 4921 NT     US 207272     to:
Miller Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1910

Richardson fleets combined 1921 into Columbia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John T. Kelly, Mgr.

Fleet reincorporated Nov 1931 in Delaware as Columbia Transportation Co. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Renamed Charles W. Galloway 1937

Converted to crane ship/self-unloader 1948 at Sturgeon Bay WI by Christy Corporation
Remeasured to 6475 GT, 5157 NT

Fleet merged Oct 1957 into parent Oglebay Norton Co.

Renamed Robert C. Norton  (1) 1958

Boilers converted to oil firing 1968

Renamed Buckeye  (2) 1974

Sold 1979 to Lake Transportation Co., and converted to a barge.

Scrapped 1994 at Chicago IL



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