Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 206147
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 580.00
Width 58.00
Depth 32.00
Gross Tonnage 7528.00
Net Tonnage 5839.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00366

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1959 (7546 gross - 5857 net).
History Removed from documentation in August, 1980 as sold Spanish for scrapping.As EUGENE J. BUFFINGTON: Struck Boulder Reef, Lake Michigan, on June 23, 1942, broke in half, and sank. Raised, taken into Harbor Springs, MI, then to American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL, for repairs.
Struck breakwall at Lorain, OH, in fog, May 15, 1970, suffering slight damage.
Disposition Departed Quebec in tow of tug HIRTENTURM, in tandem with J.P. MORGAN, JR., on October 4, 1980, and arrived at Bilbao, Spain, on October 22, 1980, for scrapping. Towed to Gijon, Spain, on November 14, 1980, for scrapping. Scrapped by Desguaces Aviles at San Esteban de Pravia.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1909-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Pittsburg Steamship Co.1909-00-001952-00-00U.S.206147
U.S. Steel Corp.1952-00-001980-00-00U.S.206147