american SS Henry Steinbrenner (+1953)
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general
nationality american
purpose transport
type cargo - bulk carrier
propulsion steam
date built 1901
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 4345  grt
dimensions 130.1 x 15.2 x 8.5 m
material steel
engine 1 triple expansion engine, 3 boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
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yard no. 14
IMO/Off. no. 96584
about the loss
cause lost foundered
other reasons [1] water leakage (flooding)
[2] gale/storm
date lost 11/05/1953  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.17rank: 638
about people
builder
Jenks Ship Building, Port Huron
engine by
Phoenix Iron Works, Port Huron
owner
Kinsman Transit Co., Cleveland
captain Stiglin Albert
no. of crew 30
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entered 13/02/2012
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Gothro Phil13/02/2012Downbound with 6800 tons of iron ore from Superior WI. to a Lake Erie port when she foundered in a 75 mph gale when several hatch covers blew off. She filled and sank quickly. Part of her crew had abandoned before she went down. Master: Capt. Albert Stiglin. Owned by Kinsman Trans. Co. and managed by Henry Steinbrenner.
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 Jenks Ship Building, Port Huron
Jenks Shipbuilding Company was started in 1889. In 1903, it was reorganized and became Port Huron Shipbuilding but only built two more ships before closing. The yard was at Erie and Quay Streets, on the north bank of Black River.
 
 
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