Adam E. Cornelius

Adam E. Cornelius was built in 1973, is 680 feet long and flies a U.S. flag

Previous names:
Roger M. Kyes: 1973-1989
Adam E. Cornelius (4): 1989- 2018
Algoma Compass: 2018-

The Adam E. Cornelius entered layup in Toledo in 2012, but was called back to work in 2014
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NOTE: At the end of 2017, the Adam E. Cornelius, American Victory, American Valor and the Buffalo were sold by American Steamship Company to Algoma Central.

The Adam E. Cornelius was built as the Roger M. Kyes in 1973. She became the Adam E. Cornelius in 1989. She was chartered to Inland Steel for many years, but in 1998 she began to sail for American Steamship Company in Buffalo. Before going into what has become a long term layup at Fraser Shipyards in Superior on January 6th, 2010, she worked the wheat run from Duluth to Buffalo that the Kinsman Independent used to make on a regular basis. She has also brought limestone into the port and loaded coal and iron ore pellets here. Picture above taken Monday, June 15, 2009.

2009
2008
Picture above taken Monday, October 20, 2008
Picture above taken Tuesday, April 29, 2008: The Cornelius enters the Duluth ship canal at 4 pm on April 29, 2008. The Paul R. Tregurtha, just behind the Cornelius in the picture, was clocked in just 9 minutes later.
Picture above taken Sunday, April 20, 2008: The Cornelius approaches the Duluth ship canal
2007
2006
Picture above taken Wednesday, August 15, 2007: She is a very pretty boat and popular with the visitors to the Maritime Museum in Canal Park, Duluth
Picture above taken Thursday, May 10, 2007
Picture above taken Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Picture above taken Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Picture above taken Monday, November 20, 2006
Picture above taken Monday, November 20, 2006: Late November coming into the Duluth harbor
Picture above taken Sunday, August 31, 2003
2003
2000
Picture above taken Sunday, December 24, 2000: moves out of the Duluth ship canal and into Lake Superior
Picture above taken Sunday, December 24, 2000: departing Duluth the day before Christmas, 2000
Picture above taken Sunday, December 24, 2000: The Cornelius departs Duluth and the ice fog in the Duluth ship canal on the day before Christmas, 2001.