Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 205009
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 460.00
Width 52.16
Depth 31.00
Gross Tonnage 5539.00
Net Tonnage 4127.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00038

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to automobile carrier, 1929. Reconverted to bulk carrier by Fairport Machine Shops, Fairport, OH, 1942. Canadian measures, 1947 (468.42 x 52.16 x 26.42; 5765 gross - 3931 registered).
Disposition Sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd., Port Colborne, and resold to Spanish shipbreakers, 1968. Departed Quebec in tandem with CHARLES E. DUNLAP, in tow of German tug ROTESAND, on August 26, 1968; arrived for scrapping at Bilbao, Spain, on September 23, 1968.

Build Information

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


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
WOODRUFF, GRAHAM C.1929-00-001941-00-00U.S.205009
HEWITT, FRED L.1941-00-001947-00-00U.S.205009

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Alva Steamship Co. (M.A. Bradley, Mgr.)1908-00-001915-00-00U.S.205009
Steward Furnace Co. (OH) (Merrimac S.S. Co., Mgrs.)1915-00-001929-00-00U.S.205009
Nicholson-Universal Steamship Corp.1929-00-001942-00-00U.S.205009
Overlakes Freight Corp.1942-00-001943-00-00U.S.205009
U.S. War Shipping Administration (Overlakes Freight Corp., Mgrs.)1943-00-001946-00-00U.S.205009
Overlakes Freight Corp.1946-00-001947-00-00U.S.205009
Bison Steamship Co.1947-00-001947-00-00U.S.205009
Colonial Steamships, Ltd. (Scott Misener, Mgr.)1947-00-001958-00-00CANADA177817
Scott Misener Steamships, Ltd.1958-00-001968-00-00CANADA177817