Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 205072
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 532.00
Width 58.25
Depth 32.00
Gross Tonnage 6634.00
Net Tonnage 4927.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00040

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1955 (6841 gross - 5173 net). Canadian measurement (1964): 541.42 x 58.25 x 26.5; 7815 gross - 5735 registered.
History As PARKER EVANS (C 306052): In collision with and sank U.S. steamer SIDNEY E. SMITH, JR. just below Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, MI, in St. Clair River, June 5, 1972; no lives lost. EVANS went to Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd., for extensive bow repairs.On first trip upbound, after above accident, in collision with German ANNA KATRIN FRITZEN, about ten miles northeast of Blue Water Bridge, in Lake Huron, on June 24, 1972. Suffered bow damage above water line.
Disposition Stripped of cabins at Toronto, Ontario, in winter, 1980-81, for use as grain storage hulk in Mexico. Foundered, along with LAC DE ISLE, in tow of Canadian tug IRVING BIRCH, 145 miles ESE of Cape Charles, VA, on May 30, 1981. Position was given as 36.19N X 72.52W.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1908-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
HARVEY H. BROWN1916-00-001963-00-00U.S.205072
PARKER EVANS1963-00-001979-00-00CANADA306052

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Mutual Steamship Co. (G.A. Tomlinson, Mgr.)1908-00-001916-00-00U.S.205072
Headwaters Steamship Co. (Shenange Furnace Co.; H.H. Brown & Co., Mgrs.)1916-00-001929-00-00U.S.205072
Youngstown Steamship Co.1929-00-001930-00-00U.S.205072
Interlake Steamship Co. (Pickands, Mather & Co., Mgrs.)1930-00-001963-00-00U.S.205072
Hindman Transportation Co., Ltd.1963-00-001978-00-00CANADA306052
Quebec And Ontario Transportation Co.1978-00-001981-00-00CANADA306052