Registry and Rig Information

Name BOPE, H.P.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 204664
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 540.00
Width 56.00
Depth 30.00
Gross Tonnage 5750.00
Net Tonnage 4422.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00519

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1947 (5762 gross - 4434 net). Tonnage change, 1948 (5806 gross - 4465 net). Tonnage change, 1952 (6220 gross - 4559 net).
History Removed from documentation in March, 1976, as sold to a Canadian corp. Arrived in tandem tow with JAMES E. FERRIS, at Hamburg, Germany, on July 4, 1975. After arrival in Hamburg, Germany, laid up, along with JAMES E. FERRIS, pending decision on sale to Poul Christensen, of Nakskov, Denmark, for use as storage hulks.
Used as storage hulk at Hamburg, 1975-summer 1978, at which time sold for scrapping at Bilbao, Spain. Arrived in tow at Bilbao, Spain, on June 26, 1978, for scrapping. Removed to Pasajes, Spain, on July 16, 1978, apparently for continued use as storage hulk. Was used at Hamburg by Lutgens & Reimers. Arrived at Santander, Spain, on August 29, 1978, for scrapping by Recuperaciones Submarinas S.A.
As E.A.S. CLARKE: Sunk in collision with B.F. JONES on October 26, 1924, in Detroit River opposite Great Lakes Engineering Works. CLARKE, downbound with iron ore, had just dropped the anchor in dense fog and was swinging when struck by JONES in after deck house near stack. No lives lost.
As KINSMAN VOYAGER: Struck mudbank while backing from Globe Elevator, Superior, WI, September 30, 1972, causing rudder damage. Cleared Superior after repairs, on October 3, 1972.
Disposition Sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd., for scrapping, 1974. Arrived at Port Colborne, Ont., on April 22, 1975, in tow of tug SALVAGE MONARCH. Passed Cape Vincent May 2 for Quebec, in tow of tugs HELEN MCALLISTER and SALVAGE MONARCH. Passed Quebec June 7 in tow of Polish tug JANTAR for European scrapping.

Build Information

Builder Superior Ship Building Co.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1907-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
E.A.S. CLARKE1913-00-001970-00-00U.S.204664
KINSMAN VOYAGER1970-00-001975-00-00U.S.204664

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Standard Steamship Co.1907-00-001913-00-00U.S.204664
Interlake Steamship Co.1913-00-001966-00-00U.S.204664
Pickands Mather & Co.1966-00-001970-00-00U.S.204664
Kinsman Marine Transit Co.1970-00-001974-00-00U.S.204664
Marine Salvage, Ltd.1974-00-001975-00-00CANADA