Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 200007
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 306.00
Width 54.33
Depth 17.25
Gross Tonnage 2320.00
Net Tonnage 1678.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00092

Vessel History

History Gutted by fire, January 12, 1970, during scrapping operations at United Steel & Refining Co., Ltd., dock at Hamilton, Ont. Ran under Honduran registry between West Palm Beach, FL and Havana, Cuba, 1946-1960. With Fidel Castro's regime in Cuba, laid up at West Palm Beach. Brought back to Lakes for service between Cleveland, OH, and Port Burwell and Port Stanley, Ontario, hauling truck trailers laden with steel in fall 1964. Because of political difficulties in Canada, made only a few trips in winter 1965 before being laid up.
Disposition Laid up in Spring, 1965, at old Pennsylvania Dock, Cleveland, OH; later moved to dockage in Old River Bed. Sank at dock, September 19, 1969; raised on November 5, 1969. Sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd., and passed down, Port Colborne, November 28, 1969, in tow of tugs G.W. ROGERS and HERBERT A.

Build Information

Builder Craig Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1903-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
GRAND HAVEN1946-00-001970-00-00HONDURAS2180

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Grand Trunk Carferry Line1903-00-001905-00-00U.S.200007
Grand Trunk-Milwaukee Carferry Line1905-00-001946-00-00U.S.200007
USCAN Transport Bahamas, Ltd. (T.J. McCarthy Steamship Co., Mgrs.-Detroit, MI)1964-00-001969-00-00HONDURAS2180
West India Fruit & Steamship Co.1946-00-001964-00-00HONDURAS2180