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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Armco

Ship owner: Columbia Transportation Co.; Oglebay-Norton Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Ship builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Ship re-builder: Fraser Ship Building, Superior, Wisconsin

Engine builder: Westinghouse

Year ship built: 1953

Year engine built: 1953

Creator: Columbia Transportation Co.

Final disposition: In service


Engines produce 7700 hp.

Original dimensions: 629.2 x 70 x 36 with gross tons: 11654, net 8673.  Lengthened in 1974 to 749.2 with gross tons: 13827, net 10823.



1) Columbia Transportation Co., Cleveland, Ohio

2) Oglebay-Norton Co., Cleveland, Ohio (1995)

Registry number: US. 265621

Hull number: 870

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Contributor(s): Fraser Ship Building; Westinghouse.

Height: 36 ft.

Width: 70 ft.

Length: 749.2 ft.

Gross tonnage: 13827

Net tonnage: 10823

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Turbine

Piston 1: 2 cyl.

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