Sullivan, J.J.

1907                                  J. J. Sullivan                                  1976 (1987)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 439
Launched Sept 14, 1907

552’ LOA, 532’ LBP, 56’ beam, 31’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Oct 10, 1907 (#18)
532.0 x 56.0 x 31.0, 7077 GT, 5541 NT     US 204624     to:
Superior Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1907

Transferred 1914 to Pioneer Steamship Co.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Rebuilt and repowered 1950 with Skinner unaflow engine
Remeasured to 539.8 x 56.0 x 27.5, 7176 GT, 5730 NT

Sold 1963 to Inland Steel Co., Chicago IL and renamed Clarence B. Randall  (2)

Sold for scrap 1976 to Luria Brothers Inc. and laid up at Milwaukee WI.  Resold 1980 to North Central Marine for grain storage (used only briefly for this purpose).  Was scheduled 1981 for conversion to barge but conversion never occurred (and was to have been renamed Wannamingo but renaming never occurred).

Sold for scrap 1987 to M & M Steel Inc., Windsor ON, towed to Windsor and scrapped there.

IMO 5075440



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