Winter Hill 247576

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Title: Winter Hill 247576
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Description: This vessel, built in 1945 at Chester, Pennsylvania at the Sun Ship Building and Dry Dock Company. She was of 10,537 gross tons. She was owned by the U. S. Maritime Commission until 1949. She was converted from a tanker to a dry bulk carrier and lengthened by Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Company at Baltimore, Maryland. In 1976, she struck a lock wall in the St. Lawrence Seaway. From 1961 to 1985, she was known as the "Leon Falk, Jr." From 1949 to 1960 she was owned by the New York company, Ships Inc. In 1960, Skar-Ore Steamship Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio owned her until 1985 when she was towed to Spain for scrapping.
Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/186530

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