Sellwood, Joseph

1906                                  Joseph Sellwood                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 340
Launched Jan 6, 1906

545’ LOA, 525’ LBP, 55’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Feb 19, 1906 (#50)
525.0 x 55.0 x 31.0, 6741 GT, 5269 NT     US 202825     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Fairport OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH March 22, 1906 (#69) to:
Etna Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John Mitchell, Mgr.

Entered service April 1906

Transferred 1910 to Cleveland Steamship Co.

Fleet sold Dec 30, 1915 to Interlake Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Pickands Mather & Co., Mgr.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd, Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.
Cleared Lauzon QC under tow June 8, 1962.  Tow arrived Genoa Italy July 1, 1962.

 

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