Great Lakes Vessels Online Index
MINCH, ANNA C.
Registry and Rig Information
- Vessel Name: MINCH, ANNA C.
- Nationality: U.S.
- Official Number: 107846
- Rig: Propeller
Dimensions and Tonnage
- Length: 380.00
- Width: 50.00
- Depth: 28.00
- Masts: 0
- Gross Tonnage: 4285.00
- Net Tonnage: 3229.00
- Hull Material: Steel
- Hull Number: 00415
- Rebuilds: Reconstructed, 1914. Canadian measures, 1926 (387 x 50.16 x 23.75; 4139 gross - 2880 registered).
- History: As ANNA C. MINCH (U.S.):
Struck by steamer HARVEY D. GOULDER while lying at Cargill Elevator, Superior, WI, on April 12, 1907; $2,000 damages.
Struck dock in Chicago River, November 12, 1911.
Struck south end of bridge protection pier on Erie Avenue bridge, Lorain, OH, on September 30, 1915, damaging two plates and three frames.
Tore loose from mooring lines during spring freshet in Buffalo Creek, along with THEODORE H. WICKWIRE, and drifted downstream to Main Avenue bridge, damaging several steamers and crushing a steam yacht against a concrete dock, on March 27, 1916.
Collided with steamer CHARLES M. WARNER, Lake St. Clair, while downbound with grain, November 6, 1916. Suffered severe bow damage; wet grain had to be lightered by Great Lakes Towing Co. at Detroit.
Struck by steamer STEEL KING while moored at east end of C.H. & D. dock, Toledo, OH, on November 18, 1917; suffered starboard bow damage.
Suffered mooring damage against Cleveland, OH, breakwall, when struck by steamer MATTHEW ANDREWS and PHILIP MINCH, February 26, 1918.
Struck dock at Fairport Harbor, OH, on September 18, 1918.
Damaged rudder and shoe by grounding one mile below St. Clair Ship Canal, August 31, 1920. Was downbound with ore, Ashland, WI, for Cleveland.
Struck by steamer HARRY W. CROFT at Buffalo, NY, on October 20, 1920.
Grounded on north end of Bois Blanc Island, Straits of Mackinac, in fog on October 17, 1921, while downbound with ore for Chicago. Was released on October 18, 1921, by tug IOWA and lighter RELIANCE from the Soo.
Suffered gale damages at Erie, PA, on December 18, 1921 and ice damage at same place on February 23, 1922.
Struck bottom twice while entering Conneaut, OH, with fresh southeast wind on October 17, 1923.
Suffered wheel damage at Milwaukee, WI, on November 22, 1923.
Struck dock at Duluth, MN, on November 1, 1924.
Struck dock at Buffalo, NY, on October 28, 1925.
Stranded at Fox Point, Lake Michigan, in fog on December 4, 1925, bound for Milwaukee with coal. Was released in leaking condition next day by tugs.
- Disposition: Foundered in Armistice Day Storm of November 11, 1940, off Pentwater, MI, Lake Michigan. All hands, 24 lives, lost.
- Builder: American Ship Building Co.
- Place Built: Cleveland, OH
- Year Built: 1903
|Kinsman Transit Co.
||1903 - 1926
|The Western Navigation Co., Ltd.
||1926 - 1940
|MINCH, ANNA C.
||1926 - 1940