Registry and Rig Information
||HOYT, ELTON, II
Dimensions and Tonnage
||Completed by American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL. Lengthened by American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL, winter, 1956-1957 (683 x 78.16 x 33.58; 11198 gross - 7665 net). Converted into a self-unloader and equipped with a bow thruster, winter, 1979-1980 at the AmShip yard in Toledo, OH (10696 gross - 7436 net).
||As ELTON HOYT II: Encountered difficulty in approach downbound at the Soo on May 15, 1975; dropped anchor to avoid trouble, but apparently ran over it, holing herself and taking some water. On a trip to Escanaba, MI, to Ashtabula, OH, suffered a cracked hull in heavy seas off Point Aux Barques, MI. She stopped at Detroit where a temporary patch was fitted and then continued to Ashtabula where she will lay-up for the winter. (Documented January 28, 1984)
||Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyard, Inc.
||Sparrows Point, MD