Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 203658
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 420.00
Width 52.00
Depth 24.25
Gross Tonnage 4795.00
Net Tonnage 3644.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00620

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage and dimension change, 1926 (430 x 52.16 x 24.25; 4510 gross - 3358 net).
History Sold to A.J. Frank & Son, Ltd., for scrapping. Towed to Hamilton, Ont., in 1972. Departed Hamilton in tow of tug SALVAGE MONARCH, July 20, 1973, and joined at Kingston by tug HELEN MCALLISTER. Departed Quebec, in tandem with UHLMANN BROTHERS, in tow of Polish tug JANTAR, August 14, 1973, and arrived at Castellon, Spain, September 20, 1973, for scrapping. Removed from documentation, March/April, 1973.As JAMES S. DUNHAM: Sunk in collision with steamer ROBERT FULTON, November 5, 1917, just below Grassy Island South, in Detroit River.
As OTTO M. REISS: Lost propeller on Lake Huron, June 8, 1963; towed to Buffalo for unloading, then to Lorain for repairs.
Grounded at entrance to Little Rapids Cut, St. Marys River, September 17, 1969. Released by tugs ATOMIC, AMHERSTBURG, and JOHN MCLEAN, on September 19th.

Build Information

Builder West Bay City Ship Building Co.
Place Built West Bay City, MI
Date Built 1906-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
GEER, LYNFORD E.1926-00-001934-00-00U.S.203658
REISS, OTTO M.1934-00-001973-00-00U.S.203658

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Chicago Navigation Co. (D. Sullivan & Co., Mgrs.)1906-00-001926-00-00U.S.203658
Reiss Steamship Co.1926-00-001969-00-00U.S.203658
Reiss Steamship Co. (Boland & Cornelius, Mgrs.)1969-00-001971-00-00U.S.203658
Edison Steamship Co. (Boland & Cornelius, Mgrs.)1971-00-001972-00-00U.S.203658
Kinsman Marine Transit Co.1972-00-001973-00-00U.S.203658