Lake Freeland

(1919) 1929                            Lake Freeland                                  1942 (1973)

Steel bulk freight barge

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 752
Launched Jan 18, 1919

Built as a general cargo freighter for the United States Shipping Board for off-Lakes service during World War I and left the Great Lakes upon completion

261’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 28’2” depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1300 IHP

Enrolled at
251.0 x 43.6 x 26.2, 2622 GT, 1617 NT     US 217764 

Sold 1925 from the postwar reserve fleet to Ford Motor Co., Detroit MI and returned to the Great Lakes

Converted to barge and lengthened 62’ at River Rouge MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works
Remeasured to  313.0 x 43.6 x 26.0, 3212 GT, 3069 NT

Entered Great Lakes service 1929

Requisitioned 1943 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes via Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

Renamed Navemar (Argentina 3726) 1946

Scrapped 1973 at Campana Argentina

IMO 5248047



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