Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 150478
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 262.00
Width 39.00
Depth 19.16
Gross Tonnage 1729.00
Net Tonnage 1475.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00027

Vessel History

Rebuilds Shortened by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, MI, in 1921 (248 x 39 x 19.16; 1640 gross - 1347 net). Canadian measures, 1929 (255.42 x 38.16 x 19.58; 1774 gross - 1054 registered). Tonnage change, 1953 (1801 gross - 1062 registered).
History As PARKS FOSTER: Stranded at Limekiln Crossing, Detroit River, on July 21, 1912, as a result of disabled steering engine. Lighter RESCUE required to get her off.Stranded in thick fog off Black River, MI, Lake Huron, just below Alpena, on October 17, 1928. Was bound from Detroit for Green Bay, WI, with 109 automobiles on board. Declared a constructive total loss and surrendered to underwriters, who sold her to Reid Wrecking Co., Ltd.
Disposition Sold to Newman Structural Steel, Ltd., St. Catharines, Ont., in 1960, and scrapped at Port Weller, Ont., in 1961.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1889-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Frank E. Chamberlin (John Prindiville & Sons)1916-00-001928-00-00U.S.150478
Great Lakes Transit Corp. (Northwest Steamships, Ltd.)1929-00-001938-00-00CANADA154471
National Steamship Co. (J.G. Keith & Co.)1899-00-001916-00-00U.S.150478
Northwest Steamships, Ltd.1938-00-001960-00-00CANADA154471
Owen Line (W.R. Owen)1889-00-001899-00-00U.S.150478
Reid Wrecking Co., Ltd.1928-00-001929-00-00CANADA154471