Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 532272
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 989.25
Width 105.00
Depth 44.75
Gross Tonnage 32930.00
Net Tonnage 29918.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00101

Vessel History

History First document issued at Wilmington, DE, March/April, 1972.Bow and stern sections built by Ingalls Shipbuilding Division, Litton Systems, Inc., Pascagoula, MS, as hull 1173, launched on November 18, 1969. Passed up under own power, Port Colborne, Ont., on June 12, 1970 as \"STUBBY,\" bound for Erie, PA. Separated at Erie Marine, Inc., and joined to hull modules.
As STEWART J. CORT: Touched bottom with starboard propeller while making turn at Johnsons Point, St. Marys River, on July 3, 1972; permitted to go on after inspection by U.S.C.G. at Soo.
Blew hydrostatic pressure gasket on one of twin rudders, and went into Bay Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI, via Green Bay, for three days of repair, on May 31, 1973.
Made emergency stop in Cleveland April 22, 1976, for repair of propeller. Adjustable propellers not working properly.
In minor collision with salty JOANNA while both vessels downbound near Soo locks, April 28, 1978. Both vessels able to continue in operation after inspection.

Build Information

Builder Erie Marine, Inc.
Place Built Erie, PA
Date Built 1971-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
Bethlehem Steel Corp.1972-00-00U.S.532272