Cement Carriers

Listed below are ships that sailed the Great Lakes that were originally built as cement carriers. They are organized by year built and their original name. Name changes are listed following with the year of name change, and the year they were converted into a cement carrier is listed in parenthesis if available.

Ship names in boldface still exist today.

1892

Samuel Mitchell [Mel William Selvick, 1973] (1915)

1898

Presque Isle [E.M. Ford, 1956] (1956)

1904

Edwin F. Holmes [E.C. Collins, 1916; J.B. Ford, 1959] (1959)

1906

William P. Snyder [Elton Hoyt II, 1926; Alex D. Chisholm, 1952; Medusa Challenger, 1966; Southdown Challenger, 1999; St. Marys Challenger, 2005] (1966)

1909

Kaministiquia [Westoil, 1917; J.B. John, 1923; John L.A. Galster, 1954; Sea Castle, 1969] (1929)

1923

Glenelg (1958)

John W. Boardman [Lewis G. Harriman, 1965]

1926

Daniel McCool [J.B. John, 1951; A.G. Breckling, 1965; Peerless, 1968]

1927

S.T. Crapo

1936

Pan Amoco [Amoco, 1955; H.R. Schemm, 1960; J.A.W. Iglehart, 1965] (1964)**

1937

Red Crown [Amoco Indiana, 1962; Medusa Conquest, 1987; Southdown Conquest, 1999; Cemex Conquest, 2004; St. Marys Conquest, 2005] (1987)

1942

Leon Fraser [Alpena, 1991] (1991)

1943

Frank Purnell [Steelton, 1966; Hull No.3, 1978; Pioneer, 1979; C.T.C. No.1, 1982] (1982)

1945

Hickory Coll [Coastal Delegate, 1945; Paul H. Townsend, 1951] (1953)**

1956

Metis (1966)

1957

Ethel Everard [Guardian Carrier, 1963; Robert Koch, 1977] (1963)

M-211 [Virginia, 1981; C-11, 1988; Kellstone 1, 1993; Cleveland Rocks, 2004; Commander, 2018;] (2018)

1961

English River (1973)

1965

Fort William [Stephan B. Roman, 1983] (1983)

1978

Velasco [Canmar Shuttle, 1981; St. Marys Cement II, 1990] (1990)

1986

St. Marys Cement

1996

Integrity

2003

Arklow Wave [NACC Toronto, 2016; NACC Argonaut, 2018] (2018)**

2006

Innovation

2011

NACC Alicudi**


*Vessel converted into a barge

**Vessel converted from ocean ship

***Vessel converted from ocean ship, converted into a barge