Shenango

1909                                  Shenango                                  1984

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 62
Keel laid Jan 14, 1909; launched May 1, 1909
Longest vessel on the Great Lakes (until Colonel James M. Schoonmaker of 1911 – superseded Kerr class of 1907)

606’ LOA, 585’ LBP, 58’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI June 10, 1909 (#64)
580.8 x 58.2 x 33.0, 8047 GT, 6498 NT     US 206329     to:
Great Lakes Engineering Works

Reenrolled at Detroit MI (Temp #1) to:
Shenango Steamship & Transportation Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Pittsburgh PA)

Entered service July 1909

Spar deck rebuilt between 1937 and 1947 to 24’ hatch centers and hatch crane

Repowered 1952 with steam turbine engine, 4400 SHP, and oil-fired boilers

Sold 1957 to American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY)

Renamed B. W. Druckenmiller 1958

Laid up at end of 1962 season at Buffalo NY and did not operate again for this fleet

Sold 1964 to Wilson Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE) and renamed A. T. Lawson.

Fleet sold 1972 to Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Sold 1975 to Robert Pierson Holdings Ltd. , Hamilton ON (home port to Hamilton ON) and renamed George G. Henderson.
Enrolled Canadian at 8935 GT, 6358 NT     Can 370161

Renamed Howard F. Andrews 1979

Fleet failed sold Aug 1982 to P. & H. Shipping Ltd., Mississauga ON and vessel renamed Elmglen  (1)

Did not operate 1983 season

Sold for scrap 1984 and scrapped at Port Maitland ON

IMO 5033313

 

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