AUSTRALIA

Registry and Rig Information

Name AUSTRALIA
Registry U.S.
Official Number 30094
Rig Barge

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 376.00
Width 48.16
Depth 22.33
Gross Tonnage 3745.00
Net Tonnage 2467.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00031

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to propeller, 1902 (3845 gross - 2877 net). Rebuilt in 1912. Tonnage change, 1926 (3695 gross - 2818 net).
History First enrolled at Cleveland, OH, on December 28, 1897.Used as \"trade-in\" tonnage to U.S. Maritime Commission in 1943.
Disposition Sold to Bethlehem Steel Corp. and scrapped at Lackawanna, NY, in 1948.

Build Information

Builder Chicago Ship Building Co.
Place Built Chicago, IL
Date Built 1897-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
S.B COOLIDGE1925-00-001948-00-00U.S.30094

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
James Corrigan1897-00-001898-00-00U.S.30094
Australia Transit Co. (James Corrigan, Mgr.)1898-00-001914-00-00U.S.30094
Pioneer Steamship Co. (Hutchinson & Co., Mgrs.)1914-00-001943-00-00U.S.30094
United States Maritime Commission (Gartland Steamship Co., Mgrs.)1943-00-001948-00-00U.S.30094