Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 203237
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 164.00
Width 45.00
Depth 17.75
Gross Tonnage 791.00
Net Tonnage 401.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00166

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1924 (579 gross - 256 net). Converted to tug by Foster & Purvis, 1943 (705 gross - 479 net).
History Built as an excursion steamer for service to Bois Blanc (Bob-Lo) and Belle Isle. Extensively rebuilt as an auto and passenger ferry for the Detroit-Windsor cross-river ferry service in 1924. Converted to tug in 1943 to tow pulp rafts between Nipigon And Ashland, WI, across Lake Superior.
Disposition Sold in August, 1961, to Duluth Iron & Metal Co., for scrapping at Duluth, MN.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1906-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co.1906-00-001943-00-00U.S.203237
Consolidated Water Power & Paper Co.1943-00-001952-00-00U.S.203237
T.J. McCarthy Steamship Co.1952-00-001961-00-00U.S.203237