Registry and Rig Information
||BUFFINGTON, EUGENE J.
Dimensions and Tonnage
||Tonnage change, 1959 (7546 gross - 5857 net).
||Removed from documentation in August, 1980 as sold Spanish for scrapping.As EUGENE J. BUFFINGTON: Struck Boulder Reef, Lake Michigan, on June 23, 1942, broke in half, and sank. Raised, taken into Harbor Springs, MI, then to American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL, for repairs.
Struck breakwall at Lorain, OH, in fog, May 15, 1970, suffering slight damage.
||Departed Quebec in tow of tug HIRTENTURM, in tandem with J.P. MORGAN, JR., on October 4, 1980, and arrived at Bilbao, Spain, on October 22, 1980, for scrapping. Towed to Gijon, Spain, on November 14, 1980, for scrapping. Scrapped by Desguaces Aviles at San Esteban de Pravia.
||American Shipbuilding Co.