MV American Integrity

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Name: MV American Integrity
Builder: Bay Shipbuilding Company[1]
Yard number: 717[1][2]
Launched: 1978[1]
Status: In service as of 2015
General characteristics
Class and type: lake freighter
  • 35,652 gross tonnage[1]
  • 33,263 net tonnage[1]
  • 1,000 feet (305 m) (overall)[3]
  • 988.8 feet (301 m)[1]
Beam: 105 ft (32 m)[1]
  • 34.75 ft (10.59 m) (Midsummer Draft)[3]
  • 56.7 ft (17.3 m) (hull depth)[1]
Propulsion: four 3500 HP General Motors Electro Motive Division (EMD) diesel engines, 14,000 SHP[3]

MV American Integrity is a ship built in 1978 by Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.[3] She is one of the 13 1,000 footers in the Great Lakes laker fleet. She was originally built as Lewis Wilson Foy and was renamed Oglebay Norton in 1991. She was renamed again after the sale to American Steamship Company in June, 2006.

Her overall length is 1000 feet, beam is 105 feet and depth 56 feet. She is able to unload 10,000 tons/hour. She has 7 cargo holds and 37 hatches. She has 14,000 horsepower and 2 propellers.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Vessel Documentation Query". NOAA/US Coast Guard. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2015-07-02. 
  2. ^ Colton, Tim. "Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, WI". 
  3. ^ a b c d e "MV American Integrity". American Steamship Company. 2 July 2015. 

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