Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 207479
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 209.58
Width 45.00
Depth 15.66
Gross Tonnage 974.00
Net Tonnage 427.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00215

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, January, 1967 (1684 gross - 909 net).
History Unofficially renamed \"PLEASURAMA\" In 1960.Built to run Buffalo-Crystal Beach, Ontario.
Chartered in spring, 1958, to Seaway Excurtion Lines, Ltd.,
Toledo, OH. Sold by U.S. District Court, October 15, 1958, for
$28,500, to satisfy claims of crew for back wages.
Sold by U.S. Marshal's sale, June 13, 1960. Laid in Old River
Bed, Cleveland, OH, for long period, then moved to Buffalo, NY.
Towed to Fairport, OH, on August 26, 1966, by tug BURRO, for
rumored conversion to nightclub. Arrived in tow at Cleveland,
OH, August 16, 1967. Sold in May 1968, to Jim Vinci, operatior
of Diamond Jim's Restaurant, Cleveland, for $3,600, again for
rumored conversion to nightclub. Laid up in Collision Bend,
Cuyahoga River.
Rammed Toledo Terminal Railroad bridge, at Toledo, OH, July 31,
1958, injuring three people.
Had a hole eighteen inches across torn in bow by ice flows
while tied to dock in Maumee River, Toledo, February 13, 1959;
almost sank there.
Broke from her moorings and sank at Collision Bend, Cleveland,
OH, on February 18, 1981.
Raised by the Northrup Contracting Co., June 21, 1983. Moved
to Ashtabula for refitting or repairs, towed by the JIGGS.
Disposition Removed from documentation, September/October, 1971. Raised for possible refitting. Scrapped at Port Colborne, Ont. in 2004.

Build Information

Builder Buffalo Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1910-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Lake Erie Excursion Co.1910-00-001924-00-00U.S.207479
Buffalo & Crystal Beach Corp.1924-00-001934-00-00U.S.207479
Crystal Beach Transit Co.1934-00-001958-00-00U.S.207479
Toledo Excursion Lines1958-00-001960-00-00U.S.207479
Lucas County Bank1960-00-001960-00-00U.S.207479
Pleasurama Excursion Line1960-00-001966-00-00U.S.207479
Sam Parella1966-00-001967-00-00U.S.207479
Mowbrays Floating Equipment Exchange, Inc.1967-00-001967-00-00U.S.207479
Waterman Steamship Corp.1967-00-001968-00-00U.S.207479
Tropicana Products1968-00-001968-00-00U.S.207479
Sea-Land Service, Inc.1968-00-001968-00-00U.S.207479
U.S. Maritime Administration1968-00-001968-00-00U.S.207479
Jim Vinci1968-00-001983-00-00U.S.207479
Northrup Contracting, Inc.U.S.