Registry and Rig Information
||MUNSON, JOHN G.
Dimensions and Tonnage
||Lengthened at Fraser Shipyards, winter 1975-1976, by addition of 102' mid-section, to 768'. Also converted from coal firing to oil, and boilers automated. Dimensions and tonnage changed, April, 1976 (751.25 x 72.16 x 34.42; 15179 gross - 11330 net). Repowered in winter 2015-2016.
||As JOHN G. MUNSON: Sustained minor rudder damage in Whitefish Bay, March 1978, and towed to Sault Ste. Marie by USCG MACKINAW. Repaired at Soo.Suffered a fire in her forward end February 2, 1983. Three were hospitalized for smoke inhalation from the fire started by accident in the ships machine shop. Extent of damages is not known.
On March 21, 1984, struck the outer breakwall at Lorain, OH. She lost her port anchor and did an undetermined amount of damage to her bow. The anchor will be recovered in the spring.
||Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.