Kinsman Enterprise - Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.       Call sign - WAC4559     IMO number - 5143302
Owner - Kinsman Lines, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Location - Loading grain at Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada     Photograph Date - 3 August 1994
Photographer - Brad Jolliffe     Added to archive - 10 Nov 2001     Last updated - 29 Apr 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - September 1927
  Newbuild price -

  (a) Harry Coulby - U.S.A. (1989)
  (b) Kinsman Enterprise - U.S.A.

  Sold for scrap in 2002
  Beached at Port Colborne on 28 May 2002
  Scrap price - ??

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 9,439
  Net tonnage - 7,457
  Deadweight tonnage - 6,218
  L.O.A. - 192.50 meters (631'0")
  L.B.P. - 187.84 meters (615'10")
  Width overall - 19.87 meters (65'2")
  Width moulded - 19.82 meters (65'0")
  Draught - 6.85 meters (33'0")
  Depth - 10.06 meters (22'4")
  Cargo holds - 4
  Hatch covers - 18
  Cargo capacity - 16,000 tonnes

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - American Shipbuilding Company
  Country - Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A.
  Hull number - 798
  Engine builder - DeLaval Steam Turbine Co.
  Country - Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  Number of engines - 2
  Engine type - Steam tubine engines
  Horsepower - 5,500 ihp
  Fuel - Bunker fuel
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Speed - 13 knots
  Bow thuster - 1 ?hp

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


* 1927 until 1987 she was owned by the Interlake Steamship Company (Pickands Mather & Company, manager) as Harry Coulby
* Her original engine was a 1927-built triple expansion steam engine (25.5", 41" & 67" x 42"). It was built by the America Ship Building Company in Lorain, Ohio and it produced up to 2,800 indicated horsepower
* 1981 she laid up at Superior, Wisconsin
* 1987 until 1989 she was owned by the Interlake Steamship Company
* 1989 she was sold to Kinsman Lines, U.S.A., renamed Kinsman Enterprise (2) and returned to service
* 28 May 2002 she arrived under tow at Port Colborne (as Enterprise) from Buffalo, New York and moored for the final time at the International Marine Salvage scrapyard in the outer harbour of the Welland Canal
* Through the summer and autumn months of 2002 she was stripped of all valuables, wood, asbestos, tools, oil, fuel and small machinery in preparation for cutting
* 1 April 2003 Enterprise was still moored at the scrapyard awaiting the scrappers torches while the Comeaudoc and Algogulf are being dismantled

Information sources - Moran's Shoreside Companion for Great Lakes Ships & Lloyds Registers
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