Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 213.50
Width 37.00
Depth 14.50
Gross Tonnage 1139.00
Net Tonnage 579.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00004

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian Measures, 1949 (214.75 x 37 x 14.33 ; 1136 gross - 579 registered).
History First commissioned on February 10, 1944. First registered in 1949.Built as T1-M-A1 class tanker under U.S. Maritime Commission contract. Transferred to U.S. Navy; served in New Guinea and Philippines. Arrived at San Franciso, CA, February 26, 1946. Decommissioned on May 1, 1946 and stricken from Navy List on May 21, 1946. Transferred to U.S. Maritime Commission for disposal on August 28, 1946.
Ran in regular trade, Montreal to various Lake Ontario ports, during season of 1951.
Disposition Suffered explosion and fire at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June 7, 1963. Towed out of harbor and beach; fire extinguished on June 9. Declared constructive total loss and sold for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder East Coast Shipyards, Inc.
Place Built Bayonne, NJ
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SEEKONK1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Irving Steamships, Ltd.1955-00-001963-00-00CANADA191213
Newfoundland Tankers, Ltd.1949-00-001953-00-00CANADA191213
U.S. Maritime Commission1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
U.S. Navy1944-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY