Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 206279
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 504.00
Width 54.00
Depth 30.00
Gross Tonnage 6419.00
Net Tonnage 4924.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00368

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measurements, 1934 (512.42 x 54.16 x 26.58; 6893 gross - 5032 registered). Tonnage change, by 1958 (6904 gross - 5031 registered).
History As ALGOCEN: In collision with British m.v. PHRYGIA just above Fighting Island, Detroit River, June 16, 1964.Lost rudder in gale on Lake Superior, November 27, 1965. Sheltered by SILVER ISLE and JOSEPH H. THOMPSON until jury rudder could be rigged. In meantime, almost foundered.
Disposition Sold to Steel Factors, Ltd., Montreal, P.Q., in late spring, 1968. Passed down, Port Colborne, May 15, 1968. Arrived in tow of German tug BREMEN, along with str. HILLSDALE, at Santander, Spain, for scrapping, July 8, 1968.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1909-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Postal Steamship Co. (John J. Barlum, Mgr.)1909-00-00U.S.206279
Barlum Steamship Co.1934-00-00U.S.206279
Algoma & Hudson Bay Steamship Co.1934-00-001968-00-00CANADA158164
Hindman Transportation Co., Ltd.1968-00-001968-00-00CANADA158164