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Created: 2018-11-05 9:28:03 AM
Last Edited: 2021-12-01 10:52:05 AM




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Paul H. Townsend (1969/08/03)
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Paul H. Townsend (1971/06)
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Paul H. Townsend (1980)
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Paul H. Townshend (1985/06)
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Paul H. Townsend (1986/06/29)
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Paul H. Townsend (1992/08)
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Paul H. Townsend (1993/06/12)
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Paul H. Townsend (1994/09)
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Paul H. Townsend (2018/06/15)
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Paul H. Townsend (2018/06/15)
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Paul H. Townsend (2018/07/01)
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Paul H. Townsend (2018/07/11)
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Paul H. Townsend (2020/11/29)
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Paul H. Townsend (2020/11/29)
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Paul H. Townsend (2020/11/29)
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Paul H. Townsend (2020/11/29)
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Paul H. Townsend (2020/11/29)
  IMO: 5272050  
Details/Construction
Builder:Consolidated Steel CorporationLocation:Wilmington, CaliforniaHull #:1328
Design:C1-M-AV1
Keel Layed:Launched:1945/06/04Commissioned:1945/09
Propulsion
As builtType:1 Nordberg TSM-216 6-cylinder diesel engineOutput:2150 bhp (1581 kW) - 11 knots
Manufacturer:Nordberg Manufacturing Company - St. Louis, Missouri, USA
   
Dimensions
As builtLength (oa):103.4 m (339.2 ft)Gross Tonnage:3822
Length (lbp):Net Tonnage:2123
Beam:15.24 m (50.0 ft)Dead Weight:8375
Depth:8.84 m (29.0 ft)Displacement:
Draft: 
Change Description:Originally built as the C1-M-AV1 class general cargo ship Coastal Delegate for the U.S. Maritime Commission for service during World War II.
Year: 1953Length (oa):103.4 m (339.2 ft)Gross Tonnage:3581
Length (lbp):Net Tonnage:1870
Beam:15.24 m (50.0 ft)Dead Weight:
Depth:8.84 m (29.0 ft)Displacement:
Draft: 
Change Description:Converted from her original configuration to a self unloading cement carrier with all of her accommodations at the stern of the ship. Her conversion began at the Bethlehem Steel Company, Shipbuilding Division yard in Hoboken, New Jersey before being towed into the Great Lakes via the Mississippi River system. Her conversion and fitout were then completed in early 1953 by the Calumet Shipyard in Chicago, Illinois.
Year: 1958Length (oa):136.2 m (447.0 ft)Gross Tonnage:4302
Length (lbp):Net Tonnage:2825
Beam:15.2 m (50.0 ft)Dead Weight:5032
Depth:8.8 m (29.0 ft)Displacement:
Draft: 
Change Description:Paul H. Townsend was lengthened and rebuilt with her wheelhouse and accommodations forward at Ashtabula, Ohio over the winter of 1957-58.
Owner HistoryFleet History
OwnerManagerFromUntil
FleetFromUntil
United States Department of Commerce - Washington, D.C.1951
Huron Transportation Company - Detroit, Michigan1959
National Gypsum Company - Detroit, Michigan1989
Inland Lakes Management Inc. - Alpena, Michigan2017
Name HistoryRegistration History
NameUntil
Hickory Coll1945
Coastal Delegate1953/04/30
Paul H. Townsend
NumberPortCall SignMMSIFromUntil
US 248646 Detroit, Michigan, United States WF9016 1953 1965
US 248646 Wilmington, Delaware, United States WF9016 1965 2017/09
Disposition
Description/LocationScrapped at Port Colborne, Ontario by International Marine Salvage.
Arrival at Yard2017/09/11Beached:Work Began:2020/12
LostDate:

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