Shaw, Howard L.

1900                                  Howard L. Shaw                                  1969

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 136
Launched Sept 15, 1900

451’6” LOA, 428’ LBP, 50’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, hold beams, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1150 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Oct 2, 1900 (Temp #17)
435.5 x 51.5 x 28.0, 4901 GT, 3802 NT     US 96524     to:
John Shaw Transit Co., Port Huron MI (home port Port Huron MI)

Entered service 1900

Permanent enrollment at Port Huron MI April 8, 1901 (#44)

Transferred 1901 to Eddy Shaw Transit Co.,

Sold 1902 to Donora Mining Co., Duluth MN, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Mgr. (home port to Duluth MN)

Transferred 1904 to Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth MN

Cargo hold rebuilt 1922 to arch construction at Toledo OH
Remeasured to 23.5 depth and 4241 GT, 3064 NT

Sold 1940 to Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto ON (home port to Toronto ON)
Enrolled Canadian at 439.5 x 51.4 x 23.9, 4769 GT, 3547 NT     Can 172356

Fleet renamed Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. 1959

Sold 1969 to Toronto Harbour Commission for use as a breakwater and sunk at Ontario Place on Toronto ON waterfront with strs. Douglass Houghton and Victorious.

IMO 5155836

See history in Scanner Nov 1985 (#141)



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