Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 243772
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 604.66
Width 60.16
Depth 30.16
Gross Tonnage 8758.00
Net Tonnage 6472.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00828

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, August, 1974 (8796 gross - 6436 net). Converted to oil by G&W Welding Co., Cleveland, OH, winter, 1974-1975. Converted to a self-unloader at Amship, Toledo, winter 1973-1974.
History Built under United States Maritime Commission contract as L6-S-A1 class bulk carrier.As J. BURTON AYERS: Grounded at Stoneport, MI, September 10, 1980; $737,000 loss in bottom damage.
Grounded in Detroit River, while turning near the Renaissance Center, on May 8, 1981; released by three tugs after six hours.
Disposition Sold into Canadian registry and given name CUYAHOGA in 1995.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Columbia Transportation Division, Oglebay Norton Co.1974-00-001994-00-00U.S.243772
Great Lakes Steamship Co.1943-00-001957-00-00U.S.243772
Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. (Wilson Marine Transit Co., Mgrs.- Cleveland, OH)1967-00-001968-00-00U.S.243772
Kinsman Marine Transit Co.1973-00-001974-00-00U.S.243772
Litton Systems, Inc. (Wilson Marine Transit Co., Mgrs.-Cleveland, OH)1968-00-001973-00-00U.S.243772
Lower Lakes Towing Co.1995-00-00CANADA815560
Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co. (Wilson Marine Transit Co., Mgrs.-Cleveland,OH1957-00-001966-00-00U.S.243772
Oglebay Norton Co.1994-00-001995-00-00U.S.243772
United States Maritime Commission1943-00-001943-00-00U.S.243772
Wilson Marine Transit Co.1966-00-001967-00-00U.S.243772