Windsor 2

1930                                          Windsor     2                                             

Steel twin-screw crossriver railroad carferry

Built at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co., Hull 183
Launched June 28, 1930

370’3” LOA, 346’ LBP, 65’ beam, 21’6” depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, 4 compound engines (two at each end), 5200 IHP

Enrolled at
358.0 x 65.1 x 19.4, 3131 GT, 2067 NT     US 230113     to:
Wabash Railway Co., Detroit MI (home port Detroit MI)

Entered service 1930 carrying freight cars across the Detroit River between Detroit MI and Windsor ON

Fleet sold 1964 to Norfolk & Western Railway Co., Detroit MI

Converted to carfloat barge 1969 at Detroit MI
Remeasured to 3129 GT, 3129 NT

Retired Nov 1994 when cross-Detroit River railroad carferry service was discontinued with the opening of a new larger railroad tunnel between Detroit MI and Windsor ON.  Vessels towed to Toledo OH and laid up.

IMO 5391909







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