Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 203941
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 504.00
Width 54.16
Depth 31.00
Gross Tonnage 6316.00
Net Tonnage 5021.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00169

Vessel History

History As PIONEER: In collision on October 2, 1953, with German motorship WALLSCHIFF, in St. Clair River. One life was lost on the German vessel as she sank.
Disposition Sold in July, 1961, to Hyman-Michaels Co., Chicago, IL, then resold for scrapping overseas. Enroute overseas in tow, put into Gibraltar in November, 1961, for repairs suffered in gale on Atlantic. Scrapped in Italy.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1907-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Co.1915-00-001959-00-00U.S.203941
Erie Steamship Co. (E.D. Carter, Mgr.)1907-00-001914-00-00U.S.203941
Erie Steamship Co. (John J. Barlum)1914-00-001915-00-00U.S.203941
Nicholson Transit Co.1959-00-001961-00-00U.S.203941