Wood, Joseph

1910                                  Joseph Wood                                  1967

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 380
Launched April 16, 1910

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 Cleveland OH May 5, 1910 (#48)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6360 GT, 4921 NT     US 207422     to:
Eastern Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port to Fairport OH)

Entered service 1910

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1953 to Gartland Steamship Co., Chicago IL, D. Sullivan & Co., Mgr.

Renamed Sullivan Brothers  (2) 1957

Grounded Dec 6, 1966 above Sault Ste. Marie MI, St. Mary’s River, suffering extensive bottom damage.  Abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.

Sold 1967 to Bulk Food Carriers Inc. for trade in to U. S. Maritime Commission on vessels in the reserve fleet.  Scrapped at Duluth MN.

 

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