Wallace, E.L.

1906                                  E. L. Wallace                                  1963 (1964)

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Ecorse MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Hull 24
Launched Sept 8, 1906

440’ LOA, 420’ LBP, 52’ beam, 28’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 24’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1600 IHP

Enrolled at Detroit MI Oct 13, 1906 (#20)
420.0 x 52.2 x 29.0, 4956 GT, 3678 NT     US 203540     to:
Great Lakes Engineering Works

Reenrolled at Detroit MI Oct 11, 1906 (#23) to:
Dearborn Transit Co., Dearborn MI (home port to Dearborn MI)

Entered service Oct 1906

Sold Nov 26, 1915 to Grand Island Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr. (home port to Grand Island MI) and renamed Marquette  (1) 1916.

Sank str. Senator Oct 31, 1929 in collision off Port Washington WI, Lake Michigan.

Fleet transferred 1921 into Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co., Cleveland OH (home port to Fairport OH)

Home port to Wilmington DE 1932

Sold 1963 to Auxiliary Power Corporation for use as a floating temporary power plant for communities along the St. Lawrence River during construction of permanent facilities and renamed Poweraux Roger.  Program was not implemented.

Sold for scrap 1964 to Eckhardt & Co. Arrived under tow at Hamburg Germany March 4, 1965.



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