Great Lakes Shipyard Completes American Courage Winter Work

Press Release
Monday, March 25, 2013
Photo: Great Lakes Shipyard

The American Courage of American Steamship Company departed Cleveland Saturday, March 23 after two months of lay-up at Great Lakes Shipyard.

The Shipyard was contracted by American Steamship to perform winter work services on their vessel. Such work included miscellaneous steel work, generator maintenance, main drive unit maintenance, and other various repairs and maintenance.

The American Courage is the last of three lakers to complete their winter work at Great Lakes Shipyard this season.  Interlake Steamship Company’s ATB Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder was the first, and Inland Lakes Management’s S/S Alpena was the second; both departed in early March.

Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service yard specializing in new construction, fabrication, repairs, and winter work of all types of vessels and barges. The Shipyard’s current order book includes the construction of two (2) new state-of-the-art ASD tractor tugs for Caribbean Tugz, LLC, an affiliate of SEACOR Holdings, Inc.


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