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B.F. AFFLECK - Built 1927. 604 ft. Sold for scrap 1984 in Duluth. Photo by W. Forsythe

HARRY L. ALLEN - Built 1910 as 545 ft. John B. Bowle. Renamed Allen in 1969. Caught fire in 1978 in Duluth.  Scrapped in 1979. Photo by Russ Plumb

ASHLAND - Built 1943 as 620 ft. Clarence B. Randall. Renamed in 1962. Final lay up in Toledo. Scrapped in 1987.

HOWARD F. ANDREWS - Built 1909 as Shenango. 580 ft. Sailed as BW Druckenmiller 1958, AT Lawson 1964, George G. Henderson 1975, Howard F. Andrews 1978, Elmglen 1982.  Scrapped in 1984 at Port Maitland. Photo courtesy of Rob Hartley

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  GEORGE G. BARNUM - Built 1905 as the 524 ft. Socapa, renamed Barnum 1915, Hennepin (2) 1937. Scrapped 1975. J.A. Harris Collection.

BAYFAIR - Built 1928 as the 258 ft. Coalhaven, renamed Bayfair 1962. Sold for scrap 1968. J.A. Harris Collection

  BEECHGLEN - Built 1923 as Charles M. Schwab, lengthened 72' in 1960 (680 ft. toa), renamed Beechglen 1975. Scrapped 1995. Note the break near her rear spar deck. 

 

BETHLEHEM (2) - Delivering self to Montreal for overseas buyers in 1973. To be used a a storage hull in Germany. Built 1917 as 600 ft. Midvale. Renamed Bethlehem (2) 1925.

E.J. BLOCK - Prepped for scrapping at Port Colborne 1987. Built 1908 as 552 ft. W.R. Woodruff, renamed N.F. Leopold 1915, Block 1943. Photo by W. Forsythe

L.E. BLOCK - Rusting away in Escanaba 9/18/99. Built 1927 as a 621 ft. bulk freighter.  Photo by J.A. Harris

BRICOLDOC - Scrap tow.  Built in 1902 as James H. Hoyt. Renamed Bricoldoc 1926. Scrapped in Santander Spain 9-13-1968, along with the steamer Captain C.D. Secord. J.A. Harris Collection.

BUCKEYE MONITOR - Scrap tow. Sank enroute to overseas scrapping in the N. Atlantic 12/19/73. Built 1913 as 550 ft. Alton C. Dustin, renamed J.A. Campbell 1916, Buckeye Monitor 1965.

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CADILLAC - Built 1943. 603 ft. Sold for scrap 1983. J.A. Harris Collection.

C.W. CADWELL - Built 1911, 162 ft. Converted to a barge 1973.  J.A. Harris Collection

CANADOC (2) - Built 1961. 604 ft.  Scrapped 1991. Seen here in 1980  J.A. Harris Collection

CANADIAN HUNTER - Built 1962 as 712 ft. Hamiltonian. Renamed Petite Hermine 1967, Canadian Hunter 1972.  Scrapped in Alang India 1997. Seen here in Duluth 1990. Photo by Franz VonRiedel

 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Built 1930 as 253 foot Thorold. Renamed in 1933. Scrapped 1989. J.A. Harris Collection.

THOMAS F. COLE - Being repaired after hitting wall at Soo.  Built 1907 as a 605 ft. bulker. Scrapped 1980. Photo by Fred Norton.

CONSUMERS POWER (3) - Built 1927 as 605 ft. George M. Humphrey.  Sank June 15 1943 after collision with D.M. Clemson in Straights of Mackinac.  Raised following year and put back in service by her salvager. Renamed Captain John Roen 1945. Fitted with unloader and renamed Adam E. Cornelius 1948. Renamed Consumers Power 1958.  Towed to Taiwan for scrapping 1988. Seen here awaiting for her scrap tow in Erie PA 1988. J.A. Harris Collection

IRVIN L. CLYMER - Short-term lay up in Rogers City 1980.  Scrapped in Duluth 1995. She was built 1917 and was 530 ft. long. Photo by J.A. Harris

 

GEORGE G. CRAWFORD - Shown being scrapped in Duluth 1979. Built 1907 as 605 ft. Le Grand S. de Graff. Renamed Crawford 1911. Photo by Russ Plumb.

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FRANK R. DENTON - Built 1911 as Thomas Walters. Renamed in 1953. Scrapped in Ashtabula in 1984. Photo by W. Forsythe

DETROIT EDISON - Shown on Detroit River. She was 678 ft. long.  Scrapped in Brownsville TX 1987. J.A. Harris Collection

DIAMOND ALKALI - Built 1917 as Frank H.Goodyear. Renamed Diamond Alkali 1939, Buffalo 1976, Saginaw Bay 1978.  Scrapped in Vigo Spain 1985. J.A. Harris Collection.

ALVA C. DINKEY - Shown on St. Marys River.  Built in 1908. Scrapped in 1980. Russ Plumb Photo

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ELMBRANCH - Built 1944 as Norwood Park, renamed in 1945. Sold for off-Lakes use 1977. J.A. Harris Collection.

PARKER EVANS - Built 1908 as 566 foot H.A. Berwind, renamed HH Brown (2) 1917, Parker Evans 1964, Marlhill 1979. Sold for scrap 1980. J.A. Harris Collection.

EVERETTON - Built 1908 as M.A. Bradley, renamed Graham C. Woodruff 1929, Fred L. Hewitt (1) 1941, Everetton 1947. Sold for scrap 1968. J.A. Harris Collection

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LEON FALK - Built in 1945 as a tanker Winter Hill, renamed Leon Falk in 1961 converted to a bulker and lengthened to 730 ft (a 203 ft extension).  Laid up 1980. Scrapped in Gijon Spain 1985.  Seen here sailing on Detroit River 1968.  J.A. Harris Collection.

A.H. FERBERT (2) - Built 1942. 639 ft. laid up 1981. Scrapped 1988. J.A. Harris Collection

JAMES A. FARRELL - Built 1913. 600 ft. Scrapped 1978. Seen here at Lorain OH 1964 Photo by Russ Plumb.

JAMES E. FERRIS - Scrap tow April 1975. Built in 1910 as 465 ft. Ontario (4). Renamed F.R. Hazard 1916. James E. Ferris 1924.

GEORGE A. FINK - Shown on Detroit River. Built 1923 as 588 ft. Worrell Clarkson, renamed Ernest T. Wier (1) 1936, George A. Fink 1952. Scrapped in Spain 1973. J.A. Harris Collection.

WILLIAM CLAY FORD - Shown on Detroit River 1978. Built 1953, 647 ft. Scrapped in Port Maitland 1987. Pilothouse used for Dossin Museum. J.A. Harris Collection.

FORT CHAMBLY - Being scrapped at Aliaga Turkey 1989.  On 12/6/88 the Chambly was set afire by arsonists while laid up.  Built 1961 as a 463 ft. package freighter.

  FRONTENAC - Built 1923.  590 ft. Laid up 1980 after an accident on Superior. Scrapped 1985. J.A. Harris Collection.

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GASPEDOC - Built 1944 as 327 ft. LST #885. Converted to bulk freighter 1951 and renamed. Sold for off-Lakes use 1967. J.A. Harris Collection.

GEORIAN BAY - Scrapped in 1989 after being laid up since 1981. Built 1953, 620 ft. Photo by Glen Blaszkiewicz.

GEORGE D. GOBLE - Seen here on Detroit River 1978. Built 1924 as William K. Field. Sailed under names Reiss Brothers 1934, George D. Goble 1970, Robert S. Pierson 1980, Spruceglen 1982.  Scrapped in Thunder bay Ont 1985. J.A. Harris Collection.

GODERICH (1) - Built 1908 as 500ft. Howard M. Hanna Jr. (1), renamed Glenshee 1915, Marquette (3) 1926,Goderich (1) 1927, Agawa (2) 1963. Sold for use as a storage hull in Goderich using name Lionel Parsons.  Sold for scrap 1983. Shown here in 1962.   J.A. Harris Collection.

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CHARLES S. HEBARD - Built 1906, 524 ft. Sold as a dock in 1965 in Charlevoix MI. Pilothouse put on top of dept store in Duluth MN.  J.A. Harris Collection.

H.C. HEIMBECKER - Built 1905 as 558 ft. George W. Perkins. Renamed Westdale 1964, H.C. Heimbecker 1977. Scrapped in Ashtabula OH 1981. Seen here in 1980.   J.A. Harris Collection.       

J.H. HILLMAN Jr. -  Built 1943 as J.H. Hillman Jr., 603 ft., renamed Crispin Oglebay 1974 to 95, Hamilton Transfer 96-98. Foresection converted to the current Canadian Transfer. J.A. Harris Collection.

GOLDEN HIND - Built 1952 as a 620 ft tanker Imperial Woodbend, converted to a bulker and renamed in 1954. Scrapped in 1986. Seen here in 1980   J.A. Harris Collection

JOSHUA A. HATFIELD - Laid up in 1977. Scrapped in 1988. Built in 1923, 600 ft.  Photo by Glen Blaszkiewicz.

HOCHELAGA - Built 1949 as a 639 ft. bulker. Converted to self-unloader in 1964. Collided with Edmund Fitzgerald in 1970. Scrapped overseas in 1992.

CLIFFORD HOOD - Scrap tow. Built 1902 as 434 ft. Bransford. Renamed John H. McLean 1916, Hood 1943. Sold for scrap 1974. Arrived in Bilboa Spain 7-12-74 to be dismantled by Hierros Ardes SA.

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IMPERIAL COLLINGWOOD - Shown in 1979 photo just prior to her name change. Built 1947 as 293 ft. tanker. Renamed Seaway Trader 1979, Patricia II 1987, Balboa Trader 1992, Rivas 1995. Current status unknown. J.A. Harris Collection.

IMPERIAL KINGSTON transiting the Seaway Canal. Built 1916 as 250 ft. Iocolite, Imperial Kingston 1917, Charles W. Johnson, 1961. Converted to a barge at Sault Saint Marie 1961.

INLAND TRANSPORT - Shown in 1970. Built 1926 as Steel Chemist, renamed The Inland 1946, Transinland 1949, Inland Transport 1968. Scrapped at Port Maitland in 1980 after being laid up since 1972 due to hull damage. J.A. Harris Collection.

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HORACE JOHNSON - Built 1929. 605 ft. Laid up 1980. Scrapped 1984. J.A. Harris Collection.

JOHNSTOWN (2) - Built 1952, 698 ft. Scrapped 1985. J.A. Harris Collection

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EDWARD S. KENDRICK - Scrap tow April 1973. Enroute to Spain for dismantling. Built 1907 as 540 ft. H.P. McIntosh.

D.G. KERR (2) - Built 1916, 600 ft. Seen here during scrap tow on St. Marys River. Scrapped 1980. J.A. Harris Collection.

KINSMAN ENTERPRISE (1) - Shown here as Hull #1 at Port Huron in 1980. Built 1906 as Norman B. Ream, renamed Kinsman Enterprise (1) 1965.  Sold as a storage hull in 1979. Scrapped 1989. J.A. Harris Collection.

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LAKEWOOD - Built in 1903 as Charles M. Warner, renamed Michigan 1928, Lakewood 1956. Scrapped 1988. J.A. Harris Collection.

LEADALE (1) - Built 1910 as 524 ft. Harry Yates, renamed Consumers Power 1934, Fred A. Manske 1958, Leadale 1962. Scrapped 1978 in Columbia. Seen here in 1975   J.A. Harris Collection.

LEMOYNE (1) - Built 1926 as 633ft Glenmohr, renamed  Lemoyne (1) 1926. Sold for overseas scrap 1968. Seen here in 1960   J.A. Harris Collection.

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MANITOBA - Built 1907 as 500ft. Verona, renamed Henry Steinbrenner (2) 1959, Uhlman Brothers (1) 1965, Manitoba 1965. Scrapped 1969. J.A. Harris Collection.

MANZZUTTI - Scrap tow to Hamilton, May 1970. Built 1903 as 254 ft. J.S. Keefe, renamed Parame 1916, Glenfarn 1921, Canmore 1927, Ashleaf 1942, Manzzutti 1951.

HILDA MARJIANNE - Shown here at Welland Canal. Built 1943 as a tanker Grande Ronde, renamed Kate N.L. 1948. Converted to bulker, lengthened 203 ft (to 730 ft.) and renamed Hilda Marjanne in 1961. Scrapped in 1983.  Her forward section was used on Canadian Ranger. J.A. Harris Collection.

MERLE McCURDY -  Built 1910 as William B. Dickson, renamed McCurdy 1969. Scrapped 1989 at Port Colborne. Photo by John A. Harris

JAMES MacNAUGHTON- Upbound Lake St. Clair Sept. 5, 1949. Built 1922 as 587 ft. bulker.  Renamed Ben Moreell 1955, Alastair Guthrie 1977.  Photo J.A. Harris Collection.

 

MEAFORD (3) - Built 1906 as 550 ft. J.H. Sheadle (1), renamed F.A. Bailey 1925, LaSalle 1930, Meaford 1966, Pierson Independent 1979. Sold for scrap 1980 after a 1979 grounding accident. Seen here in 1977 on Detroit River. J.A. Harris Collection.

MIDLAND PRINCE - Built 1907, 484 feet. Scrapped 1968. J.A. Harris Collection.

THOMAS E. MILLSOP - Built 1925 as 603 ft.William C. Atwater, renamed E.J. Kulas 1936, Ben Moreell 1953, Thomas Millsop 1955, E.J. Newberry 1976, Cedarglen 1982. Scrapped Port Maitland 1994. Seen here in 1966 on Detroit River.  J.A. Harris Collection.

SCOTT MISENER - Shown here on Detroit River 1976. Built 1954. 684 ft. Scrapped 1990. J.A. Harris Collection.

SIMON J. MURPHY - Soo Locks, Sept. 1949. Photo by Bill McLean

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A.E. NETTLETON - Built 1908, 545ft. Used as a barge during 71/72 season. Seen here in 1971.  Scrapped 1973. J.A. Harris Collection.

NICOLET - Shown here laid up in Toledo 1992. Built 1905 as 533 ft. William G. Mather, renamed J.H. Sheadle (2) 1925, H.L. Gobeille 1955. Converted to self unloader and renamed Nicolet in 1965.  Scrapped August 1999. Photo by B. Wroblewski

NIPIGON BAY - Built 1951 as 692 ft. Imperial Laduc, renamed Nipigon Bay 1955. Laid up 1981. Scrapped 1989 in Aliaga Turkey.  J.A. Harris Collection.

NORDALE - Built 1929 as 596 ft. Stadacona. Converted to self-unloader 1958. Renamed Nordale 1969. Laid up 1981. Scrapped in 1983. J.A. Harris Collection.

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IRVING S. OLDS - Shown during her scrap tow below lock 3 Welland Canal. Built 1942, 639 ft. Scrapped 1988. Photo by W. Forsythe.

OAKGLEN (1) - Beached at Aliaga, Turkey for dismantling, March 1989.  Built 1923 as a 600 ft. bulker

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PATERSON (1) - Built 1953. 574 ft. Scrapped 1985. Seen here in 1979.  J.A. Harris Collection.

THOMAS F. PATTON - Built 1945 as a C-4 type carrier Scott E. Land.  Lengthened 80' (to 600 ft) renamed Troy H Browning 1951, renamed Patton 1955. Scrapped 1980. Seen here 1978.  J.A. Harris Collection.

HENRY PHIPPS - Being scrapped in Duluth 1978. Built 1907, 601 ft. Seen here in 1976.  Photo by Russ Plumb.

JUDITH M. PIERSON - Shown here in 1980. Built 1917 as the 525 ft. William A. Amberg, renamed Albert E. Heekin 1932, Silver Bay 1955, Judith M. Pierson 1975, Ferndale 1982. Laid up 1981. Scrapped 1983. Seen here 1980.  J.A. Harris Collection.

PONTIAC - Shown here in 1984 awaiting dismantling. Built 1917, 580 ft. Scrapped 1985 in Spain. J.A. Harris Collection

PRINDOC (3) - Being scrapped in Aliaga Turkey under the name Planta. Built 1966. 315 ft. Sold off-lakes 1982 and renamed Hankey.

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QUETICO - Built 1960 as 712 ft. Whitefish Bay. Converted to self-unloader and renamed Quetico 1969. renamed Whitfish Bay 1983.  J.A. Harris Collection.

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PETER REISS - Built 1910, 524 ft. bulker. Converted to self-unloader 1949. Sold for scrap 1973 (Photo from the J.A. Harris Collection) 

RAYMOND H. REISS Being scrapped in Port Colborne 8/81 Built 1916 as 600 ft Emory L. Ford, renamed 1965 (Photo by Russ Plumb)

  REISS MARINE - June 1993, Working in Duluth prior to being sold for off-Lakes use to a Mexican company in 1996.  Note the J.L. Mauthe in background. Photo by Bill McLean.

W.C. Richardson (2) Built 1916, 440 ft. Scrapped 1985. being used as a dock in Toledo from 1977 to 1985.  J.A. Harris Collection.

RIMOUSKI  Built 1965, 713 ft. Renamed Canadian Harvest 1994. Broke in two and sank in the Atlantic Ocean on 12/3/95 while enroute to an overseas scrap yard. (Photo from the J.A. Harris Collection)

T.W. ROBINSON - Built 1925.588 ft. Laid up 1979. Scrapped 1987. J.A. Harris Collection.

ROCKET (2) - Shown here Detroit River 1972. Built 1913 as 359 ft. Radient. Renamed in 1933. Scrapped 1974. J.A. Harris Collection.

ROGERS CITY - Built 1923 as 522 ft. B.H. Taylor. Laid up 1981. Scrapped 1988. Photo by Jeff Cameron.

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COL. JAMES M. SCHOONMAKER - Built in 1911 as the 590 ft. Schoonmaker, renamed Willis B. Boyer 1969.  Sold a a museum ship in Toledo OH 1986.  J.A. Harris Collection.

SENATOR of CANADA - Shown on Detroit River 1979. Built 1957, 605 ft. Laid up 1984. Scrapped 1986. J.A. Harris Collection.

FRANK A. SHERMAN - Shown on Detroit River. Built 1958, 681 ft. Laid up 1981. Scrapped 1986. J.A. Harris Collection.

SILVERDALE - Shown laid up awaiting dismantling. Built 1925 as 582 ft. Gleneagles. Renamed in 1978. Scrapped 1984 in Windsor. J.A. Harris Collection/

SIMCOE - Built 1966 as 712 ft. Simco. Renamed Algostream 1994. Scrapped in Alang India 1997. J.A. Harris Collection.

JOSEPH W. SIMPSON - Built 1889 as 256 ft Manchester, renamed Joseph W. Simpson 1921, Mindemoya 1938, Yankcanuck (1) 1946. Sold for scrap 1959. J.A. Harris Collection.

HARRIS N. SNYDER - Scrap tow. Built 1907 as 526 ft. John J. Boland (1)  Converted to self-unloader and lengthened 26' in 1936. Renamed Thunder Bay Quarries (2) 1939, Harris N. Snyder 1953. Bound for Spain on 6-19-74 for scrapping.  Arrived in Bilboa Spain 7-12-74.

WILLIAM P. SNYDER Jr. - Built 1912, 590 ft. Sold for scrap, Port Colborne 1986. Photo by Jeff Cameron.

SOO RIVER TRADER - Built as 530 ft. Samuel Mather 1906. Renamed Pathfinder 1925, Goderich 1964, Soo River Trader (1980-82), Pineglen 1982, Neglen 1984.  Sold for scrap at Port Maitland 1984. J.A. Harris Collection.

ROBERT C. STANLEY - Built 1943. 620 ft. Laid up 1981. Scrapped 1989. J.A. Harris Collection.

  JOHN STANTON - Built 1905. 511 ft. bulker. Scrapped at Superior Wisc. winter 1961-62. Roger Lelievre Photo.

STEELTON - Built 1943 as 620 ft. Frank Purnell, renamed Steelton 1966. Currently used as storage boat in Chicago under the name CTC #1  Photo by Brian Wroblewski

SYLVANIA - Built 1905 as 524 ft bulker Sylvania . Renamed DM Philbin 1915, renamed Sylvania 1929. Lengthened to 572 ft and given self-unloader 1958.  Scrapped 1983. J.A. Harris Collection.

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SHIRLEY G. TAYLOR - Built 1925, 263 ft., Used as a storage unit in 1959, Sold for scrap in 1960, seen here at Port Dalhousie Nov. 1963 awaiting scrap, note the graffetti along her side. J.A. Harris Collection.

TEXACO BRAVE (1) - Scrap tow April 1975 enroute to Ramey Bend. Built 1929 as 258 ft. John Irwin (1), renamed Cyclo-Brave 1940, Texaco-Brave 1947.

THOROLD (3) - Arriving at Ramey Bend for dismantling Dec. 1971. Built 1917 as 550 ft. Carmi A. Thompson. Renamed Thorold 1963.

EDWARD Y. TOWNSEND - Scrap tow. Built 1906, 602 ft. Sold for scrap 1968 after being heavily damaged during same storm that sank Daniel J. Morrell in 1966.

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ENDERS M. VORHEES - Built in 1942, 639 ft., sold for scrap in 1987. Enroute to overseas breakers the Vorhees departed her lines during a violent storm, she broke in two. She was retrieved in 1989 and finally made it to Turkey (in 2 pieces) for final scrapping.

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CHARLES M. WHITE - Built 1946 as a C-4 type carrier Mount Mansfield, converted to bulker and lengthened to 600 ft. and renamed in 1951, scrapped 1980  J.A. Harris Collection

WIARTON (2) - Scrap tow Oct. 1971. Built 1907 as 601 ft. Thomas Lynch. Renamed Wiarton 1965.

  HOMER D. WILLIAMS - A 600 footer underway on the Detroit River. She made her last run in 1981 and scrapped in 1984. J.A. Harris Collection

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