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Photographer:Rudi Rabe [View profile]Title:EDWARD L. RYERSONAdded:Sep 04, 2006
Captured:IMO:5097450Hits:1,137
Photo Category: Great Lakes Bulkers
Description:
Down bound Lake St. Clair 1978

Was built by the American Shipbuilding Company's yard in Toledo, Ohio for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, was christened on January 10, 1952. 767 x 70 x 36
Was lengthen 120-feet to 767-feet overall during the winter of 75/76 this increased her capacity to 26,750 tons. In the winter lay-up of 1980-81, she was converted to a self-unloader. A 250-feet aft mounted boom was installed.
Presently sails as the Kaye Barker for the Interlake Shipping Co

Vessel Identification
Name:Kaye E.barker
IMO:5097450
Flag:U.s.a.
MMSI:366904910
Callsign:WCF3012
Former name(s):
- Benson Ford (Until 1989 Jan)
- Edward B.greene (Until 1985 Jan)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:11,948 tons
Summer DWT:25,345 tons
Length:223 m
Beam:21 m
Draught:6.2 m

Additional Information
Home port:Cleveland Oh
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1952
AIS Information
Last known position:
45°28’57.41” N, 83°22’57.59” W
Status:Underway
Speed, course (heading):
12.5kts, 142° (141°)
Destination:
Location:Meldrum Bay
Arrival:13th Aug 2017
10:20:01 UTC
Last update:
1 day 21 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2017 August 8th, 17:04:48 UTCPort Inland
2017 July 28th, 07:16:55 UTCGrand Haven
2017 July 26th, 04:11:09 UTCPort Inland
2017 July 16th, 10:06:01 UTCMarquette Rouge
2017 June 9th, 09:42:07 UTCSturgeon Bay Canal
2016 December 1st, 06:36:01 UTCRouge
2016 November 21st, 22:30:18 UTCCalcite
2016 November 17th, 21:58:41 UTCGreen Bay
2016 April 13th, 04:26:25 UTCMarquette
2015 December 22nd, 04:42:14 UTCMuskegon
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KAYE E. BARKER
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KAYE E. BARKER
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Photo Comments (3)

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Rogério Cordeiro on Aug 09, 2008 19:48 (9 years ago)
Great photo, great bulker!

KAYE E. BARKER
IMO: 5097450
call sign: WVR8856
Type: Bulk Cargo Carrier, self discharging, Laker
Port registry: Cleveland (USA)
Pos-names: Benson Ford, Kaye E, Baker
Built by: American Shipbuilding Co. - Toledo, Oh (USA) in 1952
DWT: 28,388

regards :-D
Rudi Rabe on Sep 04, 2006 16:01 (10 years ago)
Thanks, I have been going through old photos from the days when I sailed.
Lanaud on Sep 04, 2006 13:11 (10 years ago)
Great old shots you have here, Rudi. Thanks for posting!
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