Paine, William A.

1905                                  William A. Paine                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 427
Launched June 29, 1905

500’ LOA, 480’ LBP, 52’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1500 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH August 2, 1905 (#10)
480.0 x 52.0 x 30.0, 5798 GT, 4435 NT     US 202305     to:
Pioneer Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service Aug 1905

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Arrived under tow at Genoa Italy Oct 4, 1961

 

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