AMES, WARD

Registry and Rig Information

Name AMES, WARD
Registry U.S.
Official Number 204499
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 540.00
Width 56.00
Depth 30.00
Gross Tonnage 5750.00
Net Tonnage 4422.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00518

Vessel History

Rebuilds New boilers, 1949-1950 (540 x 56 x 26.16; 5939 gross - 4740 net). Repowered, 1954.
History Had propeller removed and re-registered as barge in August, 1969; chartered to Roen Steamship Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI, for service between Escanaba, MI, and Indiana Harbor, IN, with pelletized ore. Made fifteen trips before being laid up on October 15, 1969, at Manitowoc, WI; towed by tug JOHN PURVES. Charter extended thtough 1970 season for same operation.As C.H. MCCULLOUGH, JR.: Stranded on Corbeil Point, Ont., Lake Superior, May 10, 1917. Lightered and taken to Toledo, OH, for repairs.
Disposition Scrapped in 1980 by Western Metals of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Arrived at Thunder Bay in May, 1980, for scrapping. Removed from documentation in July, 1980, as sold Canadian for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder Superior Ship Building Co.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1907-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MCCULLOUGH, C.H., JR.1917-00-001980-00-00U.S.204499

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Acme Steamship Co. (Augustus B. Wolvin, Mgr.1907-00-001913-00-00U.S.204499
Interlake Steamship Co.1913-00-001966-00-00U.S.204499
Pickands Mather & Co.1966-00-001970-00-00U.S.204499
Cement Transit Co. (Medusa Portland Cement Co.1970-00-001980-00-00U.S.204499
Western Metals1980-00-001980-00-00CANADA