DETROIT

Registry and Rig Information

Name DETROIT
Registry U.S.
Official Number 201607
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 296.00
Width 64.00
Depth 18.00
Gross Tonnage 2220.00
Net Tonnage 1487.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00002

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted from 3 tracks (24 cars) to 4 tracks (32 cars) in 1927. Reduced to car float at Detroit, MI, summer, 1969.
History As DETROIT: In collision with and sank wooden steamer JOHN PLANKINTEN, May 9, 1917, c.780' off Canadian shore, in Detroit River, opposite Windsor, Ont.; no lives lost, but freighter was a total loss.
Disposition Scrapped by Dean Construction at LaSalle. July, 2009.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1904-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Michigan Central Railroad1904-00-001912-00-00U.S.201607
Wabash Railroad Co.1912-00-001968-00-00U.S.201607
Norfolk & Western Railway Co.1968-00-002009-00-00U.S.201607