ARTHUR B. HOMER (1960, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1960
Official Number:
280946
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
River Rouge, Michigan, United States
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
303
Builder Name:
Great Lakes Engineering Works
Original Owner:
Bethlehem Steel Corp.
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Steam turbine
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
2 water tube
Propulsion Notes:
8000 hp engine built by vessel builder, 1960; boilers built by Combustion Engineering Inc, 1960
Dimensions
Length:
699'
Beam:
75'
Depth:
39'
Tonnage (gross):
13390
Tonnage (net):
8442
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Colborne, Ontario
Date:
1987
How:
Scrapped
History

1972 Collided with NAVISHIPPER (built 1958 as SUNHEIM; IMO # 5344906) at Buoy 83, Fighting Island Channel, Detroit River on October 5, 1972; repaired at American Shipbuilding Co. Lorain, OH

1976 Lengthened 96' at Fraser Shipyards, Superior, WI

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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ARTHUR B. HOMER (1960, Bulk Freighter)