One of the Great Lakes thousand-footers, American Integrity, is seen here at the Midwest Terminal docks in March 2008, during the winter layup. Layup for American Integrity was only 2 months long that year, lasting from Jan 13 – March 26.
The American Integrity took two years to build (1976-1978) and was finally launched by Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Throughout the construction, it was expected that the vessel would be named Burns Harbor. However, by the time of launch, it was christened Lewis Wilson Foy. After several different owners, American Steamship purchased the vessel in 2006 and named it American Integrity
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