WILFRED SYKES (1949, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1949
Official Number:
259193
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lorain, Ohio
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
866
Builder Name:
American Shipbuilding Co.
Original Owner:
Inland Steel Co
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steam turbine
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2 water tube
Propulsion Notes:
7700 hp; engine built by Westinghouse Electric Corp, 1950; boilers built by Combustion Engineering-Superheater Inc, 1950
Dimensions
Length:
650'
Beam:
70'
Depth:
37'
Tonnage (gross):
12729
Tonnage (net):
7875
History

1949 Owned Inland Steel Corp

1975 Converted to self-unloader

1998 Owned Central Marine Logistics

Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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WILFRED SYKES (1949, Bulk Freighter)