Shaughnessy, Sir Thomas

1906                                  Sir Thomas Shaughnessy                                  1969

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 164
Launched May 19, 1906

500’ LOA, 480’ LBP, 52’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1650 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI June 5, 1906 (Temp #83)
480.0 x 52.2 x 30.2, 6276 GT, 4665 NT     US 203170     to:
National Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, C. O. Jenkins, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1906

Transferred 1911 to Jenkins Steamship Co.

Rebuilt 1920 at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co.
Remeasured to 5507 GT, 3996 NT

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1935 to International Waterways Navigation Co., Montreal P.Q. (home port to Montreal P.Q.)
Enrolled Canadian at 486.7 x 52.2 x 26.3, 5846 GT, 4458 NT     Can 158636

Sold 1936 to Mohawk Navigation Co., Montreal P.Q.

Boilers converted 1950 to oil firing.

Sold for scrap 1969 to Steel Factors Ltd.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec P.Q. July 17, 1969 with str. Ashcroft towed by Polish tug Jantar.  Tow arrived at Castellon Spain Aug 9, 1969.

IMO 5329748

See history in Scanner Dec 1996 (#232)

 

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