Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 211065
Rig Fire Boat

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 117.42
Width 25.00
Depth 12.00
Gross Tonnage 242.00
Net Tonnage 154.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to oil and freighter, 1930 (118 x 25 x 8.42; 233 gross - 158 net). Dimension and tonnage change, 1933 (118 x 25 x 10.75; 240 gross - 163 net). Converted to tanker, 1945. Tonnage change, 1954 (198 gross - 135 net). Converted to tug, 1956 (99 gross - 37 net). Rig changed to fishing craft, 1963.
History Vessel was built under sub-contract by Johnston Brothers, and assembled in 1912 at Ferrysburg, MI. After hull completion, was knocked down, crated, and shipped to Portland, OR, for completed assembly. Was constructed as Hull 52 by Johnston Brothers.

Build Information

Builder Supple, J. (Smith & Watson Iron Works)
Place Built Portland, OR
Date Built 1913-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
THE CHIEF1927-00-001930-00-00U.S.211065
ALEUTIAN NATIVE1930-00-001939-00-00U.S.211065

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
City of Portland (Fire Dept.)1913-00-001929-00-00U.S.211065
Kanaga Ranching Co. (Alaska)1929-00-001935-00-00U.S.211065
Petroleum Navigation Co.1935-00-001956-00-00U.S.211065
Upper Columbia River Towing Co.1956-00-001963-00-00U.S.211065
M/V Express, Inc.1963-00-001972-00-00U.S.211065
Northwest Diesel Repair, Inc.1972-00-001973-00-00U.S.211065
Thomas H. Kent1973-00-001976-00-00U.S.211065
Thomas H. Kent, Jr.1976-00-00U.S.211065