ENDERS M. VOORHEES (1942, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1942
Official Number:
242023
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
River Rouge, Michigan, United States
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
288
Builder Name:
Great Lakes Engineering Works
Original Owner:
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.
Ownership Notes:
U.S. Steel
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steam turbine
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2 water tube
Propulsion Notes:
4400 hp engine built by DeLaval Steam Turbine Co, 1942; boilers built by Babcock & Wilcox Co, 1942
Dimensions
Length:
614'
Beam:
67'
Depth:
35'
Tonnage (gross):
10294
Tonnage (net):
6439
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
1987
How:
Broke in two and sank while being towed to Turkey for scrapping
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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ENDERS M. VOORHEES (1942, Bulk Freighter)