Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 86307
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 330.33
Width 42.00
Depth 24.25
Gross Tonnage 2995.84
Net Tonnage 2278.96
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00053

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened, Buffalo, NY, May 11, 1899 (400.42 x 42.66 x 24.25; 3746 gross - 2970 net). Reconstructed, 1920 (2704 gross - 1610 net). Canadian measures, 1927 (406.75 x 42.25 x 24; 3865 gross - 2465 registered).
History First enrollment issued at Cleveland, OH, October 16, 1894.
Disposition Traverse cranes added in 1961 for package freight handling. Laid up at Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd., St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1963. Dismantling by A. Newman & Co., Ltd., began on February 4, 1965, at same place.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1894-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
EADS, JAMES B.1899-00-001927-00-00U.S.86307
EADS, JAMES B.1927-00-001965-00-00CANADA153126

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Bessemer Steamship Co.1899-00-001901-00-00U.S.86307
Globe Iron Works, Arthur R. Atkins, Trustee1895-00-001897-00-00U.S.86307
Globe Iron Works, Joseph H. Ball, Trustee1894-00-001895-00-00U.S.86307
Globe Iron Works, Luther Allen, Trustee1897-00-001899-00-00U.S.86307
Gordon C. Leitch1934-00-001935-00-00CANADA153126
Midland Steamships, Ltd. (James Playfair, Mgr.)1927-00-001934-00-00CANADA153126
Nassau Ship & Dredge Co.1926-00-001927-00-00U.S.86307
Norris Steamships, Ltd.1935-00-001940-00-00CANADA153126
Pittsburg Steamship Co.1901-00-001926-00-00U.S.86307
Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Ltd.1940-00-001960-00-00CANADA153126
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.1960-00-001965-00-00CANADA153126