Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 243425
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 603.66
Width 60.16
Depth 30.16
Gross Tonnage 9057.00
Net Tonnage 6793.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00522

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to oil at Ashtabula, OH; winter 1972-1973.
History Launched as PILOT KNOB 1st.Built under U.S. Maritime Commission contract as L6-S-B1 bulk carrier.
As SAMUEL MATHER: Blew out her Skinner engine about five hours from Superior, WI, downbound on June 18, 1981. Was towed to Fraser Shipyards by Great Lakes Towing Co. tugs for repairs.
Disposition Sold for scrap, 1987.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works.
Place Built Ashtabula, OH
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
MATHER, SAMUEL1976-00-00U.S.243425

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Interlake Steamship Co.1943-00-001966-00-00U.S.243425
Interlake Steamship Co.1973-00-001987-00-00U.S.243425
Marine Salvage Co.1987-00-00
Pickands Mather & Co.1966-00-001973-00-00U.S.243425
U.S. Maritime Commission1943-00-001943-00-00U.S.243425