Self-Unloaders

Listed below are ships that sailed the Great Lakes that were originally built as self-unloading bulk carriers. They are organized by year built and their original name, as well as by date of entering service. Name changes are listed following with the year of name change.

Ship names in boldface still exist today.

1908

Wyandotte {1}

1909

Alpena {1} [Sidney E. Smith Jr., 1968; Alpena, 1972;]

1912

Calcite

1914

Huron {3}

1915

W. F. White [Erindale, 1972;]

1916

Conneaut [Wyandotte {2}, 1963;]

1917

Carl D. Bradley {1} [John G. Munson {1}, 1927; Irvin L. Clymer, 1951;]

1922

John A. Kling [Leadale {2}, 1981;]

1923

B. H. Taylor [Rogers City, 1957;]

1925

T.W. Robinson

Charles C. West

1927

Carl D. Bradley

1952

John G. Munson

1953

John J. Boland {3} [Saginaw, 1999;]

1955

Detroit Edison {2}

1959

Adam E. Cornelius {3} [Capt. Edward V. Smith, 1989; Sea Barge One, 1991; Sarah Spencer, 1996;]

1964

Tarantau

Cape Breton Miner [Conveyor, 1969; Cape Breton Miner, 1972; Mazahua, 1983;]

1965

Ontario Power [Thornhill, 1983; Akalli Seri, 1984; Kalli, 1986;]

Roy A. Jodrey

1966

Manitoulin {4}

1967

Canadian Century [John D. Leitch, 2002;]

1968

Algorail {2}

Canadian Progress [Algoma Progress, 2011;]

1969

Tadoussac [CSL Tadoussac, 2001;]

1970

Agawa Canyon

1972

J. W. McGiffin [CSL Niagara, 1999;]

Algoway

Stewart J. Cort

Roger Blough

1973

Roger M. Kyes [Adam E. Cornelius {4}, 1989; Algoma Compass, 2018;]

William R. Roesch [David Z. Norton, 1995; David Z. 2006; Calumet {4}, 2008;]

Charles E. Wilson [John J. Boland {4}, 2000;]

H. M. Griffith [Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin, 2000;]

Paul Thayer [Earl W. Oglebay, 1995; Earl W., 2006; Manitowoc, 2008;]

Presque Isle [Tug] / Presque Isle [Barge]

1974

H. Lee White {2}

Wolverine {2} [Robert S. Pierson {2}, 2008;]

Algosoo {2}

1975

Sam Laud

1976

St. Clair

James R. Barker

Joseph L. Block

Canadian Olympic [Algoma Olympic, 2011;]

1977

Algolake

Mesabi Miner

Belle River [Walter J. McCarthy Jr., 1990;]

Louis R. Desmarais [CSL Laurentien, 2001;]

Jean Parisien [CSL Assiniboine, 2005]

1978

Lewis Wilson Foy [Oglebay Norton, 1991; American Integrity, 2006;]

Buffalo {3} [Algoma Buffalo, 2018;]

George A. Stinson [American Spirit, 2004;]

Algobay [Radcliffe R. Latimer, 2011;]

1979

Edwin H. Gott

Canadian Transport [Algoma Transport, 2011;]

Fred R. White Jr. [American Courage, 2006;]

Algoport

Indiana Harbor

Canadian Enterprise [Algoma Enterprise, 2011;]

1980

American Mariner

Edgar B. Speer

Burns Harbor

Nanticoke [Salarium, 2009;]

1981

William J. DeLancey [Paul R. Tregurtha, 1990;]

American Republic [Great Republic, 2011;]

Columbia Star [American Century, 2006;]

Algowood

Canadian Pioneer [Pioneer, 1987;]

1982

Atlantic Superior [M. H. Baker III, 1997; Atlantic Superior, 2003;]

Erol T. Beker [Mary Turner, 1987; Ashtabula, 2012;]

1983

John B. Aird

Canadian Ambassador [Ambassador, 1986;]

1985

Hon. Paul Martin [Atlantic Erie, 1988;]

2000

Great Lakes Trader

2011

Algoma Mariner

2012

Lakes Contender [Erie Trader, 2017;]

Baie St. Paul {2}

2013

Whitefish Bay {2}

Thunder Bay {3}

Baie Comeau {2}

2017

Algoma Niagara

Algoma Innovator

2018

Algoma Sault

2019

Algoma Conveyor

2020

Algoma Intrepid

Michigan Trader

2022

Mark W. Barker

*Vessel converted into a barge

**Vessel converted from ocean ship (Name after conversion listed)

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