FISHER, ERWIN L.

Registry and Rig Information

Name FISHER, ERWIN L.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 207617
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 220.00
Width 40.00
Depth 15.25
Gross Tonnage 1184.00
Net Tonnage 805.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00117

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1916 (1320 gross - 855 net). Tonnage change, 1921 (1430 gross - 830 net). Converted to sand dredge, 1930 (1293 gross - 795 net).
History As ERWIN L. FISHER: Sunk in collision with steamer S.L. CLEMENT, May 4, 1911, between Grassy Island and Mamajuda Light, Detroit River. Raised by Great Lakes Towing Co. and placed back in service.
Disposition On first trip as sand dredge, foundered six miles north of Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie, on July 29, 1930; fifteen lives lost. Six crew members rescued by AMASA STONE.

Build Information

Builder Toledo Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1910-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BAYERSHER1916-00-001921-00-00U.K.140270
PORT DE CAEN1921-00-001921-00-00FRANCE
BAYERSHER1921-00-001923-00-00CANADA140270
CLAREMONT1923-00-001930-00-00CANADA140270
WHELAN, GEORGE J.1930-00-001930-00-00U.S.207617

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Argo Steamship Co. (E.L. Fisher, Mgr.)1910-00-001916-00-00U.S.207617
Lake Transportation Co.1916-00-001916-00-00U.S.207617
Bay Steamship Co., Ltd.1916-00-001921-00-00U.K.140270
French Government1921-00-001921-00-00FRANCE
Interlake Steam Navigation Co., Ltd.1921-00-001923-00-00CANADA140270
Robert S. Misener1923-00-001930-00-00CANADA140270
Kelley Island Lime & Transportation Co.1930-00-001930-00-00U.S.207617