Trimble, Richard

1913                                  Richard Trimble                                  1978

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 707
Launched April 19, 1913

600’ LOA, 580’ LBP, 58’ beam, 32’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1880 IHP

Enrolled at Duluth MN
580.0 x 58.0 x 32.0, 7607 GT, 5868 NT     US 211287     to:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service July 12, 1913 clearing Lorain OH light for Duluth MN

Remeasured 1944 to 586.5 x 58.2 x 27.4, 7745 GT, 6469 NT

Fleet reincorporated 1949 in Delaware (home port to Wilmington DE)

Fleet merged July 1951 into parent United States Steel Corporation (home port to New York NY)

Fleet renamed United States Steel Great Lakes Fleet 1967 (home port to Wilmington DE)

Laid up at Duluth MN at end of the 1974 season and did not operate again

Sold for scrap 1978 to Hyman Michaels Co., Duluth MN and scrapped at Duluth

IMO 5294450



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