Jenkins, Charles O.

1907                                  Charles O. Jenkins                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 170
Launched June 29, 1907

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1650 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH July 15, 1907 (#2)
504.0 x 54.2 x 31.0, 6285 GT, 4827 NT     US 204306     to:
Jenkins Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, C. O. Jenkins, Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service 1907

Sold 1935 to Tower Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Midland Steamship Line, Mgr. (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged into parent Midland Steamship Line 1937

Renamed John W. Davin 1943

Renamed Michael Gallagher  (2) 1956

Sold for scrap 1961 to Coal Export Corporation.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Cleared Quebec QC July 1961 with str. Denmark towed by German tug Elbe.  Tow arrived La Spezia Italy Aug 6, 1961.



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