TOWNSEND, EDWARD Y.
Registry and Rig Information
|Name||TOWNSEND, EDWARD Y.|
Dimensions and Tonnage
|Rebuilds||Dimension & tonnage change, 1944 (586.42 x 58.16 x 27.33; 7763 gross - 6179 net).|
|History||Collided with steamer PHILIP MINCH, April 26, 1909, off Whitefish Point, Lake Superior; minor damage.Aground because of low water, Buffalo, NY, February 1 through 6, 1926.
Suffered crack in hull in storm on Lake Huron, November 29, 1966, in same area that steamer DANIEL J. MORRELL was lost. Laid up at Soo by Coast Guard, and remained there until September, 1968, when sold for scrap.
Passed down, Port Colborne, September 15, 1968, with tugs JAMES BATTLE and SALVAGE MONARCH. In tandem tow, with steamer DOLOMITE, and Dutch tug HUDSON, broke loose, October 7, 1968, and foundered after breaking in half, about 400 miles southeast of St. Johns, Newfoundland, in Atlantic Ocean. Was bound for shipbreakers at Santander, Spain.
|Disposition||Sold for scrapping, 1968. Sunk while under tow to Spain.|
|Builder||Superior Ship Building Co.|
|Place Built||Superior, WI|
|Name||Begin Date||End Date||Registry||Official Number|
|Cambria Steamship Co. (M.A. Hanna Co., Mgrs.)||1906-00-00||1926-00-00||U.S.||203449|
|Cambria Steamship Co. (Herbert K. Oakes, Mgr.-Cleveland, OH)||1926-00-00||1934-00-00||U.S.||203449|
|Cambria Steamship Co. (Bethlehem Transporation Co., Mgr.)||1934-00-00||1968-00-00||U.S.||203449|
|U.S. Maritime Commission||1968-00-00||1968-00-00||U.S.||203449|
|Marine Salvage, Ltd.||1968-00-00||1968-00-00||CANADA|