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Created: 2018-11-05 9:28:03 AM
Last Edited: 2020-12-04 3:28:18 PM




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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 (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:103.4 m (339.2 ft)Gross Tonnage:3822
Breadth:15.24 m (50.0 ft)Net Tonnage:2123
Depth:8.84 m (29.0 ft)Dead Weight:8375
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:103.4 m (339.2 ft)Gross Tonnage:3581
Breadth:15.24 m (50.0 ft)Net Tonnage:1870
Depth:8.84 m (29.0 ft)Dead Weight:
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:136.2 m (447.0 ft)Gross Tonnage:4302
Breadth:15.2 m (50.0 ft)Net Tonnage:2825
Depth:8.8 m (29.0 ft)Dead Weight:5032
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
NameCall SignUntil
Hickory CollWF90161945
Coastal DelegateWF90161953/04/30
Paul H. TownsendWF9016
NumberPortFromUntil
US 248646
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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