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Henry Ford II 1924 - 1988
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Converted to Self-Unloader by
American Shipbuilding Co., Lorain, Ohio in 1974

In the Rouge River.
(Paul C. LaMarre Jr. Photo)

Downbound at Mission Point, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
(Photo by Tom Manse)

Passing Harsen's Island in the St. Clair River. November 1975.
(Photo by Robert Henkel)

Stern passing a Stag Line salty, May 1975. New
(Matt Miner collection)

Port bow in the fog. July 1976.
(Photo by Robert Henkel)

August 1976.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Just arrived at C&O #3 Dock to load coal. Late 1970's Toledo, OH.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

"Benson" & "Henry" upbound Benson Ford passing downbound Henry Ford II in 1978.
(Paul C. LaMarre Jr. Photo)

"Benson" & "Henry" Benson Ford passing downbound Henry Ford II.
Photo taken from the Kinsman Independent in 1978.
(Paul C. LaMarre Jr. Photo)

Downbound Marysville, MI above Shell Oil, November 1978. New
(Matt Miner collection)

Loading coal at C&O #3 Dock Toledo, OH late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Detroit River late 1970's.
(Photo by Don Dube from the John van der Doe collection)

Downbound St. Clair River.
(Photo by Terry McCullough)

East Outer Channel 1981.
(Photo by Rudi Rabe)

Outbound River Rouge.
(Photo by Dave Glick from the Rich Weiss collection)

At C&O #4 Dock waiting for coal to arrive to the dock site. Late 1970's Toledo, OH.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Detroit River late 1970's.
(Photo by Don Dube from the John van der Doe collection)

At C&O #2 Dock waiting to load coal, Toledo, OH late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Downbound entering Detroit River June 1976.
(Russ Plumb collection)

Engine room (Marc Vander Meulen collection)

July 12, 1979.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

July 12, 1979.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

In dry-dock, July 12, 1979.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

July 12, 1979.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

In dry-dock, July 12, 1979.
(Marc Vander Meulen collection)

Unloading coal. Photo taken from William Clay Ford entering Rouge Plant slip summer 1979.
(Photo by Clyde Elmblad)

Unloading coal. Photo taken from William Clay Ford entering Rouge Plant slip summer 1979.
(Photo by Clyde Elmblad)

Unloading coal. Photo taken from William Clay Ford entering Rouge Plant slip summer 1979.
(Photo by Clyde Elmblad)

Inbound Toledo, OH late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Unloading limestone at Rouge Plant, Dearborn, MI.
(Clyde Elmblad collection)

Downbound Detroit River.
(Clyde Elmblad collection)

Underway in ballast.
(Clyde Elmblad collection)

Outbound River Rouge.
(Clyde Elmblad collection)

Bow detail.
(Photographer unknown)

Sailing in ballast.
(Photographer unknown)

At Toledo, OH with Sylvania in background 1979.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Outbound River Rouge.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Stern view outbound River Rouge.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

"Icebound" March 1979.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Finished loading coal at C&O #3 Dock waiting for ice conditions to clear from loading dock and Maumee Bay. Toledo, OH Late March, late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Outbound Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Inbound Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Approaching C&O Coal Docks, Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Backing into C&O Coal Dock, Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Inbound Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Preparing to dock at C&O Coal Docks, Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Inbound Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Inbound Toledo, OH Late 1970's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Entering Rouge Slip 1976.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Henry Ford II the first coal boat of the 1980 season to arrive at the C&O Coal Docks in early March. She is breaking ice in Maumee Bay in order to dock at the C&O Dock.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Henry Ford II ice breaking completed she is now approaching C&O#2 Dock. March 1980.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Henry Ford II passing National Steel on the Detroit River, July 1977.
(Photo by Russell Barber)

Henry Ford II 1981 to 1989
(Rouge Steel Company)

Detroit River 1982.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Loading coal at Toledo, OH 1982.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Detroit River 1983.
(Photo by Rudi Rabe)

Unloading limestone into William Clay Ford {2} at Rouge Steel slip, Dearborn, MI.
(Photo by Paul C. LaMarre Jr.)

Upbound St. Marys River.
(Photo by Roger LeLievre)

Underway.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Henry Ford II passing the Ernest R. Breech in the Detroit River.
(Paul C. LaMarre Jr. Photo)

Unloading salt at the A.R.M.S. Dock Toledo, OH mid 1980's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

St. Clair River.
(Photo by Terry McCullough)

Loading coal at C&O #4 Dock with the Courtney Burton in layup behind her, Toledo, OH mid 1980's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Livingston Channel.
(Photo by Michael J. Nichols courtesy of Paul C. LaMarre III)

Downbound at Port Huron.
(Photographer unknown)

Inbound Toledo, OH mid 1980's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Loading coal at C&O #3 Dock, Toledo, OH early 1980's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Outbound Toledo, OH mid 1980's.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Detroit River 1986.
(Photo by Michael J. Nichols courtesy of Paul C. LaMarre III)

Upbound at Port Huron, MI June 11, 1986. Photo taken from the Bluewater Bridge.
(Photo by Marc Dease)

Downbound at Port Huron, MI October 23, 1986. Photo taken from the Bluewater Bridge.
(Photo by Marc Dease)

Outbound on the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland, OH 1987.
(Photo by Bill Kloss)

Unloading in Sandusky, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Looking aft from the unloader, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Pilothouse, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Lounge, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Lounge decor, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Guest room, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Stack, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Emergency stearing, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Dinning room, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Galley, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Engineroom, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Engineroom, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Engineroom, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Engineroom guages, 1987.
(Photo by Peter Latona, Skip Gillham collection)

Evening view loading coal at C&O #4 Dock, Toledo, OH. Fall 1988 nearing the end of her sailing career.
(Photo by Jim Hoffman)

Top view and side profile illustrating the 1981-1989 Rouge Steel Company version of the Henry Ford II.
(Artwork by Gary B. Trudeau Sr.)

Detail of the stern 1981-1989 Rouge Steel Company version of the Henry Ford II.
(Artwork by Gary B. Trudeau Sr.)

Detail of the bow 1981-1989 Rouge Steel Company version of the Henry Ford II.
(Artwork by Gary B. Trudeau Sr.)

     
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