Murphy, Simon J. 2

1900                                  Simon J. Murphy     2                                  1960

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 135
Launched June 23, 1900

451’ LOA, 428’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1150 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI July 17, 1900 (Temp #4)
435.5 x 51.5 x 28.0, 4869 GT, 3770 NT     US 116987     to:
Eddy Transit Co., Bay City MI (home port Bay City MI)

Entered service 1900

Permanent enrollment at Port Huron MI April 8, 1901 (#45)

Transferred 1901 to Eddy Shaw Transit Co., Bay City MI

Sold 1902 to Donora Mining Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Transferred 1904 to Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN

Cargo hold rebuilt 1922 to arch construction at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co.
Remeasured to 23.5 depth and 4241 GT, 3064 NT

Sold 1940 to Buckeye Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Sold for scrap 1960 to Luntz Iron & Steel Co. and scrapped at Cleveland OH

 

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