Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 80973
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 235.58
Width 36.75
Depth 12.75
Gross Tonnage 1322.00
Net Tonnage 1203.00
Hull Material Wood
Hull Number 00062

Vessel History

History During dense fog, stranded on south end of South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan, on November 4, 1903; scuttled to prevent pounding. Pumped out on November 6, 1903, then scuttled again. Abandoned on November 14, 1903, after breaking in two on November 10th. Vessel went to pieces that winter and was completely broken up by September 21, 1904. Was on voyage from Chicago for Ogdensburg, NY, with cargo of corn and general merchandise. Value of vessel estimated at $40,000, and cargo at $25,000, for a total loss of $54,000.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Detroit, MI
Date Built 1883-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain Railroad Co.1883-00-00U.S.80973
Ogdensburg Transit Co.1899-00-00U.S.80973
Rutland Transit Co.1899-00-001903-00-00U.S.80973
Western Transit Co.1903-00-001903-00-00U.S.80973