Crawford, William D.

1914                                  William D. Crawford                                  1967

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 710
Launched April 18, 1914

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1800 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH May 18, 1914 (Temp #47)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6385 GT, 4899 NT     US 212197     to:
Virginia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service May 1914

Permanent enrollment at Duluth MN March 12, 1915 (#72)

Home port to Fairport OH 1928

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1953 to Midland Steamship Line, Cleveland OH and renamed Baird Tewksbury.

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON

Sold 1962 to Hindman Transportation Co., Owen Sound ON (home port to   ) and renamed George Hindman  (3)
Enrolled at 504.0 x 54.2 x 26.6, 6962 GT, 4819 NT     Br 302758

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1965     Can 302758     (home port to Owen Sound ON)

Grounded Aug 16, 1967 near Clayton NY, St. Lawrence River.  Continued on to Duluth MN, where she was abandoned to the underwriters as a constructive total loss.

Sold for scrap 1967 to Hyman-Michaels Co., Duluth MN and scrapped at Duluth



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