(1920) 1922                                  Montfaucon                                  1940 (1958)

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size bulk freighter

Built at Wyandotte MI by Detroit Shipbuilding Co., Hull 281
Launched March 13, 1920
Built for the account of American Ship Building Co., parent company of Detroit Shipbuilding Co., from surplus materials left over after the World War I shipbuilding program ended and to provide continuing employment for the employees of the shipyard, for expected sale to off-Lakes operators.  Independent Steamship Co. established to operate the vessels until they could be sold.

261’ LOA, 251’ LBP, 43’6” beam, 24’2 ½” depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 30’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1200 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI
251.0 x 43.6 x 22.2, 2309 GT, 1440 NT     US 219952     to:
Independent Steamship Co., Detroit MI (home port Wyandotte MI)

Entered service 1922

Sold April 25, 1927 to Midwest Transportation Co., Bay City MI and renamed E. M. Bunce.

Sold 1940 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Intrepido (Panama) 1940, Valerosa 1947, Mariannina (Greece) 1949, Sileno (Italy) 1951 and Anna Maria Ievoli 1956

Scrapped 1958 Italy



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