Dinkey, Alva C.

1909                                  Alva C. Dinkey                                  1980

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 365
Launched Feb 6, 1909

601’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 58’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1880 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH March 25, 1909 (#84)
580.0 x 58.0 x 32.0, 7514 GT, 5822 NT     US 206090     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Lorain OH)

Reenrolled at Duluth MN April 19, 1909 (#41) to
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service 1909

Remeasured 1948 to 586.5 x 58.2 x 27.8, 7702 GT, 6426 NT

Fleet reincorporated 1949 in Delaware (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged July 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation (home port to New York NY)

Fleet renamed United States Steel Great Lakes Fleet 1967 (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up at Duluth MN at end of 1974 season and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1980 to Francisco Nata Cuesta.  Cleared Quebec QC Oct 18, 1980 with str. Governor Miller towed by tug Cathy B.  Tow arrived El Ferrol del Caudillo Spain Nov 12, 1980.

IMO 5013076



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