The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George M. Humphrey (Tug), 1954


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      GEORGE M. HUMPHREY (2), US.268564, Lake Bulk Freighter built in 1954 by American S.B. Co., Lorain, OH (Hull #871). Launched June 19, 1954 for National Steel Corp. (M.A. Hanna, mgr.). 710' LOA x 75'x 37'6"; 14,034 GRT. Powered by a 9350 shp G.E. cross compound steam turbine and two Foster Wheeler water tube boilers. First on the Great Lakes with a 75' beam. A survivor of the November 10th storm in 1975 which claimed the EDMUND FITZGERALD. Laid up at Ecorse, Ml December 31, 1983. Towed to Kaohsiung, Taiwan with PAUL H. CARNAHAN and was scrapped there in 1987.
      Detroit Marine Historian
      Calander 1996



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history
Date of Original:
1954
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McN.E.6758
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George M. Humphrey (Tug), 1954