Moll, Clifford F.

1909                                  Clifford F. Moll                                  1973 (1979)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 56
Keel laid Nov 9, 1908; launched Jan 30, 1909

464’ LOA, 444’ LBP, 56’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1550 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI March 16, 1909 (#26)
444.0 x 56.2 x 29.0, 5141 GT, 3894 NT     US 206044     to:
Great Lakes Engineering Works

Reenrolled at Detroit MI April 29, 1909 (#52) to:
American Steamship Co., Buffalo NY, Boland & Cornelius, Mgr. (home port to Buffalo NY)

Entered service 1909

Renamed Standard Portland Cement 1933

Sunk May 20, 1960 in collision with str. August Ziesing in fog above Port Huron MI, Lake Huron.  Raised and towed to Ecorse MI, where she was repaired by Great Lakes Engineering Works.

Sold Aug 1960 to Redwood Enterprises Ltd., Hamilton ON (home port to Hamilton Bermuda) and renamed Elmdale.
Enrolled Bermudan at 454.5 x 56.2 x 23.8, 5448 GT, 3861 NT     Br 199397

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1966     Can 199397     (home port to Hamilton ON)

Sold 1973 to Goderich Elevator & Transit Co., Goderich ON for grain storage in Goderich harbor and retired from active service.  Renamed K. A. Powell.

Sold for scrap 1979 to Western Metals Ltd., Thunder Bay ON.  Towed to Thunder Bay and scrapped there.

IMO 5102358



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