Roesch, William R.

1973                                     William R. Roesch                                     

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 901
Launched June 22, 1973

630’ LOA, 610’ LBP, 68’ beam, 36’11” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 5400 BHP

Enrolled at
612.1 x 68.2 x 34.4, 13503 GT, 8625 NT     US 549231     to:
Union Commerce Bank (Ohio), Trustee, Cleveland OH, Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Mgr. (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service July 7, 1973 clearing Lorain OH light for Superior WI

Sold 1976 to Pringle Transit Co., Cleveland OH, a subsidiary of Oglebay Norton Co.

Transferred 1994 to Oglebay Norton Co.  

Renamed David Z. Norton  (2) 1995

Sold 2006 to Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co., Lakewood OH, a subsidiary of Sand Products Corporation and chartered to Lower Lakes Transportation Co., Williamsville NY

Renamed David Z. 2007

Sold 2008 to Grand River Navigation Co., a subsidiary of Rand Logistics Inc. and renamed Calumet  (3).

IMO 7329314

In service 201 for Grand River Navigation





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