Hanna, Leonard C.

1905                                  Leonard C. Hanna                                  1965

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 425
Launched April 4, 1905

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH Sept 30, 1905 (#74)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6356 GT, 4922 NT     US 201959     to:
American Ship Building Co., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Reenrolled at Cleveland OH May 16, 1905 (#78) to:
Mahoning Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port to
Fairport OH)

Entered service 1905

Fleet transferred 1927 to management of Bethlehem Transportation Corporation, Cleveland OH, H. K. Oakes, Mgr. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Rebuilt 1946.  Hatches to 24’ centers.
Remeasured to 511.0 x 54.2 x 26.6, 6235 GT, 5139 NT

Transferred 1955 to Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Cleveland OH (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up at end of 1960 season at Erie PA and did not operate again.

Sold 1965 to Hudson Waterways Corporation for trade in to U. S. Maritime Commission on vessels in the reserve fleet.  Resold 1967 through Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON to Italian shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC July 1968 under tow with str. Windoc.  Arrived La Spezia Italy Aug 1, 1968.



2 thoughts on “Hanna, Leonard C.

  1. I’m looking for blue prints of the Leonard C Hanna.
    Like a profile and a deck plans. For my uncle who
    was a wheelsman on the Hanna in 1960s. So if you
    are able to find any prints please let me know.
    Thanks mike

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