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John T. Hutchinson portrait - Namesake of the "Hutch".

May 1, 1943 launch. ( J.A. Harris Collection / Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Soo, 1940's (J.A. Harris Collection)

The early days. (J.A. Harris Collection/Marine Publishing)

Glory days as the flagship of the Buckeye Fleet. (J.A. Harris Collection/Roger LeLievre)

At Conneaut 1950. (J.A. Harris Collection)

Locking through the Soo - 1956 post card (J.A. Harris Collection)

Buckeye colors. (Courtesy Tim Klinges)

Departing Duluth. (Coutesy Tim Klinges)

Downbound Detroit River. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Emory Massman)

Her final year in the Buckeye fleet - 1963. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Emory Massman)

Just sold to American Steamship. "Hutch" gets new paint & boom. Fraser Shipyard, 1964. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by John Dunlap)

Close-up at Fraser Shipyard, 1964. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by John Dunlap)

Getting new unloader and American Steamship colors at Fraser Shipyard, 1964. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Russ Plumb)

TWI Dock, Toledo Ohio mid 60's. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Arial view, Detroit River (J.A. Harris Collection)

C&O #4 dock, Toledo, during the 70's. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Postcard, John T. passing the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald. (J.A. Harris Collection)

Unloading 1974. (Photo by Greg Opp)

Unloading in Buffalo 1974. (Photo by Greg Opp)

Toledo Oh., approaching Consolidated dock - 1976 (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Toledo 1978, backing away from C&O #4 dock. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Toledo 1978, Consolidated dock. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Loading Gypsum, Tawas Mich. 1978 (Photo by J.A. Harris)

Loading at Tawas, Mich, bow view, 1978. (Photo by J.A. Harris)

Detroit River 1978. (J.A. Harris Collection)

Toledo OH. 1979, alongside barge W.C. Richardson (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by James Huffman)

Toledo Sept 9th 1979, next to Middletown (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Monroe, MI 1980 layup. (J.A. Harris Collection)

Downbound Port Huron June 7 1981. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Passing Port Huron June 7, 1981 - stern view. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Cleveland, June 1982, laidup in the old river bed never to sail again! (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Russ Plumb)

Cleveland, August 21 1982. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Moved to Toledo - awaiting final scrap tow. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Toledo, March 9 1985. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Tom Salvner)

Summer 1987, laidup next to Adam E. Cornelius (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by W. Forsythe)

Final Run! - April 27 1988, being towed down the Welland Canal for her overseas scrap tow. (J.A. Harris Collection/Photo by Jeff Cameron)

Clear sailing 1979.