Thompson, Smith

1907                                  Smith Thompson                                  1961

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Toledo OH by Toledo Shipbuilding Co., Hull 110
Launched June 29, 1907

458’ LOA, 438’ LBP, 52’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, quadruple expansion engine, 1400 IHP

Enrolled at Toledo OH June 14, 1907 (#22)
438.7 x 52.0 x 23.9, 4786 GT, 4227 NT     US 204190     to:
Toledo Shipbuilding Co., Toledo OH (home port Toledo OH)

Reenrolled at Toledo OH July 11, 1907 (Temp #1) to:
L. C. Smith Transit Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Oswego NY)

Entered service July 11, 1907 clearing Toledo light for Duluth MN.

Permanent enrollment at Oswego NY April 28, 1908 (#5)

Wilkinson fleets merged 1911 into Great Lakes Steamship Co.

Home port to Wilmington DE 1950

Fleet sold 1957 to Wilson Marine Transit Co., Cleveland OH

Sold 1959 to T. J. McCarthy Steamship Co., Detroit MI and renamed Robert N. Joynt.

Sold for scrap 1961 to Marine Salvage Ltd., Port Colborne ON.  Resold to Italian shipbreakers.  Arrived under tow at Genoa Italy July 14, 1961.



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