Oliver, Henry W.

1899                                  Henry W. Oliver                                  1967

 

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

 

Built at Lorain OH by Cleveland Ship Building Co., Hull 34

Launched April 13, 1899

451’9” LOA, 444’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’6” depth

1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1300 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 17, 1899 (#85)

444.0 x 50.0 x 24.6, 4909 GT, 3617 NT     US 96445     to:

Wilson Transit Co., Cleveland OH, Thomas Wilson, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1899

Cargo hold rebuilt 1910 to arch construction (no remeasurement)

Renamed S. H. Robbins 1915

Remeasured 1937 to 443.6 x 50.2 x 24.8, 4568 GT, 3548 NT

Sold for scrap 1948 to Richard E. Dwor, Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC (home port to St. Catharines ON) to replace lost str. Emperor, and renamed Burlington (3)

Enrolled Canadian at 451.3 x 50.2 x 24.3, 4959 GT, 3521 NT     Can 175997

Sank str. Scotiadoc June 20, 1953 in fog off Trowbridge Island, Lake Superior

Sold for scrap 1967 to Steel Company of Canada.  Scrapped at Hamilton ON.

 

 

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