Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 125662
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 234.00
Width 36.00
Depth 13.00
Gross Tonnage 1094.00
Net Tonnage 811.00
Hull Material Composite
Hull Number 00031

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rig changed to barge, 1915 (673 gross - 673 net). Rig changed to schooner, 1918, and rebuilt (235 x 36 x 12.33; 746 gross - 509 net). Tonnage change, 1924 (746 gross - 709 net). Converted to diesel propeller, 1928 (757 gross - 462 net), by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Detroit, MI.
History As CITY OF DETROIT: Collided with and sank propeller KASOTA, July 17, 1890, at head of Fighting Island, Detroit River. CITY OF DETROIT made the Detroit Dry Dock Co. shipyard at Detroit before settling by the bow. Raised and repaired.
Disposition Abandoned in 1940. Engines reportedly removed in 1948; hull abandoned at head of Bob-Lo Island, Detroit River, where it burned at a later date.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1878-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
CITY OF THE STRAITS1893-00-001918-00-00U.S.125662

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Co.1878-00-001914-00-00U.S.125662
Charles S. Neff1914-00-001924-00-00U.S.125662
G.W. Hayward (Hayward & Nicholson)1924-00-001928-00-00U.S.125662
William Nicholson1928-00-001929-00-00U.S.125662
Nicholson Transit Co.1929-00-001940-00-00U.S.125662