Twin Ports

1923                                  Twin Ports                                  1954

Steel twin-screw New York State Barge Canal size bulk freighter

Built at Ashtabula OH by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 516
Launched July 23, 1923

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 42’ beam, 18’9” depth
1 deck, 2 oil-fired diesel electric engines, 500 bhp

Enrolled at Duluth MN
250.6 x 42.2 x 15.7, 1460 GT, 840 NT     US 223241     to:
Minnesota-Atlantic Transit Co., Duluth MN (home port Duluth MN)

Entered service 1923 carrying refrigerated products from Duluth MN to New York NY through the New York State Barge Canal

Sold 1931 to General Motorship Corporation, New York NY and renamed Clevelander

Sold 1934 to National Motorship Corporation, New York NY

Sold 1946 to Island Dock Co., Kingston NY

Sold 1947 to Cleveland Tankers Inc., Cleveland OH
Purchased for conversion to tanker and assignment to Lakeland Tankers Ltd., the Canadian Lakes subsidiary of Cleveland Tankers.  The conversion and reassignment were never made.

Sold 1951 to Moran Towing & Transportation Co. for off-Lakes service but stayed at Port Weller ON until sold for scrapping

Sold for scrap 1954 to A. Newman & Co. and scrapped at Port Colborne ON

See history in Detroit Marine Historian June 1960 (#108)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 381



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