|Photographer:||tonylast [View profile]||Title:||BEN W. CALVIN||Added:||Dec 09, 2006|
||Great Lakes Bulkers|
|Launched 11 February 1911 at Lorain, Ohio, USA, by the American SBCo. , hull no. 388, as *William C. Agnew* for the Buffalo SSCo., Cleveland, Ohio. 532’ x 58 x 31; 6533 gt, 4985 nt; triple expansion steam engine, 25.5”-38.25-63 x 42, 1760-ihp, by builder.
Later *George F. Rand* (1926) and *Ben W. Calvin* (1954). Converted to a self-unloader, 1936: 7510 gt, 6350 nt. Broken up at Valencia, 1974.
Shown August 1966 leaving the harbor at Ludington, Michigan, and heading into the setting sun after delivering a cargo of stone to that city’s Dow Chemical plant.