Hanna Jr., Howard M. 2

1914                                  Howard M. Hanna Jr.     2                                  1968

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 458
Launched May 9, 1914

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 24, 1914 (#55)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6204 GT, 4689 NT     US 212353     to:
Hanna Transit Co., Cleveland OH, W. C. Richardson & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service July 6, 1914 clearing Cleveland OH for Ashtabula OH to load a cargo of coal for Milwaukee WI

Richardson fleets combined 1921 into Columbia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, John T. Kelly, Mgr.

Fleet reincorporated Nov 1931 in Delaware as Columbia Transportation Co. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged Oct 1957 into parent Oglebay Norton Co.

Sold for scrap 1968 to Steel Factors Ltd.  Resold to Spanish shipbreakers.  Arrived under tow with str. Frank E. Taplin at Cartagena Spain May 23, 1969



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