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Photographer:frtrfred [View profile]Title:MEDUSA CHALLENGERAdded:Jul 09, 2011
Captured:IMO:5009984Hits:1,382
Location:Port Huron, United States
Photo Category: Cement Carriers
Description:
Built in 1906 by the Great Lakes Engineering Works,Ecorse Mi as WILLIAM P SNYDER06-26,ELTON HOYT 2nd(1) 26-52,ALEX D CHISHOLM 52-66 MEDUSA CHALLENGER 66-99 SOUTHDOWN CHALLENGER 99-04 ST MARYS CHALLENGER 04- Converted to cement carrier in 1967. Still in service photo at Port Huron Mi 1999
Vessel Identification
Name:St.marys Challenger
IMO:5009984
Flag:U.s.a.
MMSI:366970340
Callsign:WDB9135
Former name(s):
- Southdown Challenger (Until 2005 Apr)
- Medusa Challenger (Until 1999 Mar)
- Alex D.chisholm (Until 1966)
- Elton Hoyt Ii (Until 1952)
- William P.snyder (Until 1926)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Storage Barge
Gross tonnage:6,969 tons
Summer DWT:10,748 tons
Length:0 m
Beam:0 m
Draught:2.1 m

Additional Information
Home port:Pittsburgh Pa
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1906
Builder (*):Great Lakes Engineering Works
Ecorse Mi, U.s.a.
Owner:Port City Marine Services
Muskegon Mi, U.s.a.
Manager:Port City Marine Services
Muskegon Mi, U.s.a.
AIS Information
Last known position:
45°31’35.04” N, 85°39’10.08” W
Status:Unknown
Speed, course:
9.2kts, 302°
Destination:
Location:Chicago
Arrival:4th Nov 2013
23:59:34 UTC
Last update:
9 months 22 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2013 November 4th, 23:59:34 UTCChicago
2013 November 3rd, 07:00:43 UTCCharlevoix
2013 October 5th, 21:30:32 UTCChicago
2013 October 4th, 11:00:10 UTCCharlevoix
2013 August 21st, 23:59:04 UTCMilwaukee
2013 August 8th, 03:00:44 UTCCharlevoix
2012 August 14th, 04:30:23 UTCChicago
2012 August 12th, 19:30:49 UTCCharlevoix
2012 July 20th, 23:30:05 UTCChicago
2012 July 19th, 10:30:29 UTCCharlevoix
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© frtrfred
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Photo Comments (3)

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frtrfred on Jul 20, 2011 00:21 (3 years ago)
Hi Dmitry, yes its even rarer now since it opperates only on Lake Michigan Thanks-Fred
Dmitry Rostopshin on Jul 10, 2011 17:51 (3 years ago)
Wow such a rare bird!
Mr. DOT on Jul 09, 2011 20:40 (3 years ago)
another fine looking classic! mrdot.
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