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Photographer:Rudi Rabe [View profile]Title:DETROIT EDISON & RICHARD J. REISSAdded:Jul 12, 2007
Location:Detroit, United States
Photo Category: Great Lakes Bulkers (Winter & Summer Lay Ups)
At Detroit, MI early 80's
Detroit Edison built 1954 at Manitowoc Ship Building at Manitowoc, WI
589 x 72 x 36
Lengthened by Fraser Shipyards, Superior, WI, during winter of 1965-66, 661.58 x 72.16 x 36.16).
Late 1986 towed to Brownsville, TX, for breaking.

Richard J Reiss built in 1943 at River Rouge, MI by Great Lakes Engineering Works
603.66 x 60.16 x 30.16, Launched as ADIRONDACK. Built under U.S. Maritime Commission contract as L6-S-B1 class bulk carrier.
Converted to self-unloader by Manitowoc Ship Building Co., in winter, 1963-1964. Converted to a motor vessel with the installation of a twenty cylinder diesel package from Electro-Motive Division of General Motors Corp., at Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI, winter 1975-76
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