Registry and Rig Information

Registry FRANCE
Official Number FR. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00004

Vessel History

Rebuilds Documented as steam yacht, 1922 (135.5 x 22.5 x 12.58; 345 gross - 129 net). Converted to oil, 1929-1930. Canadian measures, 1950 (135.5 x 22.5 x 12.33; 340 gross - 97 registered). Received new diesel, 1956 (334 gross - 160 registered).
History Used in MacMillan's Arctic Expedition, 1925. Also fitted out for Bramley's Bramley-Carter Expedition, clearing Long Beach, CA, for Guatamala on January 31, 1930, then to Panama and Miami. Passed upbound, Welland Canal, July 11, 1930, for use as survey boat by Corps of Engnieers Lake Survey.
Disposition Departed Lawn, Newfoundland, on August 22, 1961, with cargo of 250 tons of bulk salted fish. Sprang a leak sixty miles west of St. Pierre Island and sank in three hours. Crew of eight rescued by British motor vessel FERGUS.

Build Information

Builder Canadian Car & Foundry Co., Ltd.
Place Built Fort William, Ontario
Date Built 1918-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PEARY1930-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Dixon's Transportation, Ltd.1961-00-001961-00-00CANADA192649
Donald B. MacMillan1925-00-001929-00-00U.S.222749
French Navy1918-00-001922-00-00FRANCEFR. NAVY
Glen L. Allen1947-00-001950-00-00U.S.
John T. Cruickshank1950-00-001952-00-00CANADA192649
Matthew F. Bramley1929-00-001930-00-00U.S.222749
Morrill Goddard1922-00-001925-00-00U.S.222749
Orville Bates Pulsifer1952-00-001953-00-00CANADA192649
Peary Steamship, Ltd.1954-00-001954-00-00CANADA192649
Pulsifer Bros., Ltd.1953-00-001954-00-00CANADA192649
Pulsifer Bros., Ltd.1954-00-001956-00-00CANADA192649
Sea Traders, Ltd.1956-00-001961-00-00CANADA192649
United States Army Corps of Engineers1930-00-001947-00-00U.S.222749