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H.C. Heimbecker
H.C. Heimbecker - Detroit River - November 1, 1981
Downbound on the Detroit River in November 1st, 1981 on what was the last voyage of her career. She was enroute from Owen Sound where she had unloaded her last cargo to Ashtabula, Ohio where she would eventually be scrapped.
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Fleet:Soo River Company - Mississauga, OntarioIMO:5129136 
Owner:Pierson Steamships Ltd. - Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCategory:Bulk Carrier (Great Lakes)
Manager:Westdale Shipping Ltd. - CanadaPort/Flag:Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Dimensions:Length (oa): 173.44 m (569.0 ft) Length (lbp): 169.73 m (556.9 ft) Beam: 17.12 m (56.2 ft) Depth: 9.45 m (31.0 ft) Draft: 6.33 m (20.8 ft)Call Sign:VGKR
Built:Superior Shipbuilding Company, West Superior, Wisconsin, United States - Entered service on 1905/07/03
Names:George W. Perkins (1964), Westdale (1977), H.C. Heimbecker (1981/11/05)
Disposition:Scrapped at Ashtabula, Ohio by Triad Salvage
Arrived at yard on 1981/11/02

Photographer:Mike Nicholls - Allen Park, Michigan, USACollection:Late Tom Salvner Collection (1949-2022) (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)
Format:Kodachrome slideViews:21 
Uploaded:2024-03-27 9:22 PM by Jeff Cameron