Wilson, Charles E.

1973                                   Charles E. Wilson

Steel self-unloading Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Sturgeon Bay WI by Bay Shipbuilding Co., Hull 710
Launched March 10, 1973

680’ LOA, 666’ LBP, 78’ beam, 45’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, oil-fired diesel engines, 7000 BHP

Enrolled at
666.8 x 78.1 x 42.7, 20899 GT, 16749 NT     US 550954     to:
Franklin Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, a subsidiary of Boland & Cornelius, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port Wilmington DE)

Entered service Sept 20, 1973 clearing Sturgeon Bay WI light for Escanaba MI

Renamed John J. Boland  (4) 2000

IMO 7318901

In service 2011 for American Steamship Co.

 

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