Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 224662
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 589.16
Width 60.00
Depth 27.58
Gross Tonnage 7768.00
Net Tonnage 6281.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00249

Vessel History

Rebuilds Repowered in 1950. Canadian tonnage, 1976 (9307 gross - 6883 registered).
History Acquired by National Steel Corp. in a \"2 for 1\" trade for steamers LOUIS W. HILL and ALBERT E. HEEKIN, in January, 1955.As E.J. KULAS: Rammed Livingstone Channel lighthouse in fog, September 11, 1952.
As E.J. NEWBERRY: Grounded in Lac St. Francois, near Valleyfield, Ontario, on August 12, 1981, bound from Quebec for Burns Harbor. She was refloated with aid from a tug. No damage was reported.
Disposition Scrapped at Port Maitland, 1994. (CHIPS, January 9, 1995)

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built River Rouge, MI
Date Built 1925-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
E.J. KULAS1936-00-001953-00-00U.S.224662
BEN MOREELL1953-00-001955-00-00U.S.224662
THOMAS E MILLSOP1955-00-001976-00-00U.S.224662
E.J. NEWBERRY1976-00-001982-00-00CANADA370163

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Wilson Transit Co.1925-00-001955-00-00U.S.224662
National Steel Corp. (M.A. Hanna Co., Mgrs.)1955-00-001976-00-00U.S.224662
Reoch Transports, Ltd. and Robert Pierson Holdings, Ltd. (Soo River Co., Mgrs.)1976-00-001977-00-00CANADA370163
Pierson Steamships, Ltd.1977-00-001982-00-00CANADA370163
P & H Shipping, Ltd.1982-00-001994-00-00CANADA370163