Stanton, John

1905                                  John Stanton                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 338
Launched Sept 16, 1905

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Sept 30, 1905 (#20)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6129 GT, 4668 NT     US 202494     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 9, 1905 (#27) to:
Pioneer Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr.

Entered service Oct 10, 1905 clearing Lorain OH on maiden trip.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Remeasured 1946 to 511.0 x 54.2 x 26.6, 6318 GT, 5222 NT

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd.  Resold to Fraser-Nelson Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. and scrapped at Superior WI.

 

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