PHILIP D. BLOCK (1925, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1925
Official Number:
224508
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, Ohio, United States
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
789
Builder Name:
American Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner:
Pioneer Steamship Co
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
580'
Beam:
60'
Depth:
32'
Tonnage (gross):
7931
Tonnage (net):
6210
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Recife, Brazil
How:
Scrapped
History

1925 Owned Pioneer Steamship Co (Hutchinson)

1936 Owned Inland Steel Co

1951 Lengthened 72' by American Shipbuilding Co., Chicago, Illinois

1953 Installation of 2 cylinder steam turbine engine, 4950 hp, built by Westinghouse Electric Corp.; installation of 2 water tube boilers built by Babcock & Wilcox Co

1986 Scrapped in Recife, Brazil

Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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PHILIP D. BLOCK (1925, Bulk Freighter)