NIAGARA - IMO 5250569
|Photographer:||Jeff Thoreson [View profile]||Title:||NIAGARA||Added:||Jan 26, 2006|
|Location:||Erie, United States|
|Retired sandsucker Niagara (built in 1896) being cut up for scrap at Erie, November 1997. The vessel was scrapped locally as the scrap value was not worth a tow.
Scrapping had begun in October 1997 and was complete by June 1998.
|Gross tonnage:||1,804 tons|
|Summer DWT:||1,890 tons|
© Jeff Thoreson
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It hurts to see something that old and likely somewhat unique at this point, getting scrapped. |
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