Minch, Philip

1905                                  Philip Minch                                  1969

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 335
Launched March 18, 1905

500’ LOA, 480’ LBP, 52’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1400 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 1, 1905 #73)
480.0 x 52.0 x 30.0, 5865 GT, 4471 NT     US 201928     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH May 12, 1905 (#76) to:
Kinsman Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Fleet renamed Kinsman Marine Transit Co. 1963

Sold 1969 to Sea-Land Service Inc. for trade in to U. S. Maritime Commision on vessels in the reserve fleet.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Arrived at Santander Spain Sept 27, 1969 with str. Harry W. Croft towed by Polish tug Jantar.

IMO 5277048



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