The Avery was sunk to become the face of the Algoma Steel Export Dock in Sault.
Ste.Marie,where in a former life I was responsible for many thousands of tons of steel products destined for off-shore.A substantial amount of the vessel is still visible,and unlike so many others did not become razor blades.....Doug
A US Maritime Commission ship (L6-S-A1)
Built 1943 by the American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio (Hull #827).
8,758GT, 620'OA x 60', single screw, double compound steam (Lenz Unaflow).
Launched as the Lancashire before renamed 'Sewell Avery' in the Pittsburgh Steamship fleet. Spent her entire life as a US Steel bulker.
Laid up in 1981 and sold five years later for use as the dock.