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Created: 2018-11-17 2:02:53 PM
Last Edited: 2019-03-10 9:52:49 PM




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William B. Dickson
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Merle M. McCurdy (1972/02)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1980)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1981/06)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1982/08/07)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1982/08/07)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1984/01)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1985/09/06)
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Merle M. McCurdy (1988/09/16)
  IMO: 5390216  
Details/Construction
Builder:Great Lakes Engineering WorksLocation:Ecorse, MichiganHull #:75
Keel Layed:1910/03/10Launched:1910/08/27Commissioned:1910/10
Propulsion
As builtType:1 triple expansion engine - 1800 ihpOutput:
Manufacturer:
Dimensions
As builtLength:179.1 mGross Tonnage:7869
Breadth:17.74 mNet Tonnage:6271
Depth:8.5 mDead Weight:
Owner HistoryFleet History
OwnerManagerFromUntil
FleetFromUntil
Name HistoryRegistration History
NameCall SignUntil
William B. Dickson1969
Merle M. McCurdy1988/06
NumberPortFromUntil
US 207981
Description
Laid up at Buffalo, New York on 19 November 1985 and did not operate again.

Sold for scrapping in 1987 to the Triad Salvage Company in Ashtabula, Ohio. Towed from Buffalo to Ashtabula on 14 December 1987.
Scrapping was halted in May 1988 by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency because of asbestos around her pipes.
Resold to International Marine Salvage Ltd., towed to Port Colborne, Ontario and scrapped there in 1988.
Disposition
Description/LocationScrapped at Port Colborne, Ontario by International Marine Salvage
Arrival at Yard1988/06/10Beached:Work Began:
LostDate:

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