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Photographer:Jeff Thoreson [View profile]Title:AMERICAN REPUBLICAdded:Oct 11, 2007
Captured:IMO:7914236Hits:396
Photo Category: Great Lakes Bulkers
Description:
American Republic, laden with a cargo of stone from Stoneport, Michigan, bound for the Mittal Steel dock at the southern end of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, heads up river after making a very tight turn at Collision Bend, 6:24 p.m. 1 July 2005.

The American Republic is considered to be the most manoueverable vessel in the world. It has both bow and stern thrusters, [b]eight rudders[/b], and two variable-pitch propellors.

In 1996 the vessel carried the Olympic Torch from Detroit to Cleveland as part of the torch's relay to Atlanta, Georgia for the '96 Olympic Games.
Vessel Identification
Name:Great Republic
IMO:7914236
Flag:U.s.a.
MMSI:368183000
Callsign:WDH7561
Former name(s):
- American Republic (Until 2011 May)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Bulk Carrier
Gross tonnage:12,158 tons
Summer DWT:29,135 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Wilmington De
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1981
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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