WEIR, ERNEST T.

Registry and Rig Information

Name WEIR, ERNEST T.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 265246
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 671.42
Width 70.25
Depth 32.25
Gross Tonnage 12746.00
Net Tonnage 7968.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00869

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted from a bulk carrier to a self-unloader in 1981.
History Received new tank tops and other modifications in winter, 1975-1976. Renamed in December, 1978.
As ERNEST T. WEIR: In collision with steamer MERCURY, May 5, 1964, near mouth of St. Clair River; no lives lost; severe bow damage.
Disposition Towed to Port Colborne, ON, for scrapping, 2015.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1953-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BURTON, COURTNEY1978-00-002006-00-00U.S.265246
AMERICAN FORTITUDE2006-00-002015-00-00U.S.265246

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
National Steel Corp. (Hanna Mining Co., Mgrs.)1953-00-001978-00-00U.S.265246
Oglebay Norton Co.1978-00-002006-00-00U.S.265246
American Steamship Co.2006-00-002015-00-00U.S.265246