Schiller, William B.

1910                                  William B. Schiller                                  1978

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 372
Launched Oct 23, 1909

601’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 58’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1880 IHP

Enrolled at Duluth MN April 6, 1910 (#21)
580.0 x 58.0 x 32.0, 7521 GT, 5819 NT     US 207252     to:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service 1910

Remeasured 1948 to 586.5 x 58.2 x 27.4, 7739 GT, 6499 NT

Fleet reincorporated 1949 in Delaware (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged July 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation (home port to New York NY)

Laid up June 16, 1960 at Duluth MN and did not operate again until the mid-1960s

Fleet renamed United States Steel Great Lakes Fleet 1967 (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up Nov 24, 1974 at Duluth MN and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1978 to Hyman Michaels Co. and scrapped at Duluth MN

IMO 5390230

 

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