GARGANTUA

Registry and Rig Information

Name GARGANTUA
Registry CANADA
Official Number 138277
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 130.00
Width 32.00
Depth 15.33
Gross Tonnage 381.00
Net Tonnage 259.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

History Launched as SEAFARER.Hull was built by S.C. McLouth Shipyard at Marine City, MI, in 1919, for U.S. Shipping Board (hull No. 2415). War ended and contract was cancelled prior to completion. Sold to Lake Superior Paper Co. and completed in 1923.
Hull was in boneyard at Thessalon by May, 1952, then moved to Wingfield Basin, Ontario, in Georgian Bay.
Disposition Dropped from Canadian registry in 1968, but in boneyard at Thessalon, Ontario, by May, 1952.

Build Information

Place Built Chippewa, Ontario
Date Built 1923-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Lake Superior Paper Co.1923-00-00CANADA138277
Abitibi Power & Paper Co., Ltd.1949-00-00CANADA138277
James F. McColman1949-00-001968-00-00CANADA138277