Lake Giltedge

(1919) 1933                             Lake Giltedge                            1940 (1955)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 259
Launched May 12, 1919
Built 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, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boiler, triple expansion engine, 1350 IHP

Enrolled at
251.0 x 43.6 x 26.1, 2664 GT, 1654 NT     US 218056    

Sold 1933 to Ten Steamship Corporation, Duluth MN, a subsidiary of Minnesota-Atlantic Transit Co. (home port to Detroit MI), and returned to the Great Lakes

Entered Great Lakes service 1933  (up Welland Canal Nov 3, 1933;  arrived Cleveland OH Nov 4 with cargo of phosphate from New York NY)

Converted to a package freighter 1935 at Duluth MN by Marine Iron & Shipbuilding Co. and renamed Ten  (2)

Fleet sold 1936 to Terminals & Transportation Co., Buffalo NY (home port to Duluth MN)

Sold Oct 1940 to Brazilian government for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Felipe Camarao (Brazil) 1941

Scrapped 1955






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