Tomlinson, G.A. 1

1909                                  G. A. Tomlinson     1                                  1970

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 370
Launched July 10, 1909

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Buffalo NY July 30, 1909 (#4)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6361 GT, 4862 NT     US 206623     to:
Douglas Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Brown & Co., Mgr. (home port Buffalo NY)

Entered service Aug 10, 1909 clearing Lorain OH with a cargo of coal for Duluth MN

Sold Dec 1, 1915 to Pioneer Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1959 to Gartland Steamship Co., Chicago IL, D. Sullivan & Co., Mgr. and renamed Henry R. Platt Jr.  (2)

Sold for scrap 1970 to Transworld Steel Corporation.  Scuttled spring 1972 as a breakwater in Burlington Bay, Hamilton ON.

IMO 5148170

 

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