CLEVELAND — The AMERICAN COURAGE, owned by American Steamship Company, left Cleveland on March 23 after two months of lay-up at Great Lakes Shipyard. The shipyard was contracted by American Steamship to perform winter work on the vessel. This 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 Co.’s ATB DORTHY ANN and PATHFINDER was the first, and Inland Lakes Management’s ALPENA was the second. Both departed in early March.