Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 263980
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 629.33
Width 70.16
Depth 31.25
Gross Tonnage 11726.00
Net Tonnage 8370.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00189

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened from 647 feet to 767 feet at Fraser Shipyards, Inc., Superior, WI, Winter 1975-1976; documented measures changed in June, 1976 (749.33 x 70.16 x 31.25; 13899 gross - 10902 net).
History As EDWARD B. GREENE: Discovered to be taking water while crossing Lake Superior, week of June 21, 1976, on first voyage after being lengthened at Fraser Shipyard, Superior, WI. Lightered by the McLean Co. at the Soo and then resumed trip to Conneaut, OH. Put in to Lorain, OH, for repairs.As EDWARD B. GREENE: Encountered reduction-gear problems and arrived at the Soo for repairs on April 18, 1983 in tow of tugs CHIPPEWA and IVAN PURVIS. She departed from there April 21 with a load of taconite for Huron, OH.
As EDWARD B. GREENE: Became stuck in the ice in the Huron River and required assistance of a tug before breaking free. Was on his way for winter lay-up. (Reported January 14, 1984)

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BARKER, KAYE E.1989-00-00U.S.263980
FORD, BENSON1985-00-001989-00-00U.S.263980

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.1952-00-001985-00-00U.S.263980
Lakes Shipping Co.1989-00-00U.S.263980
Rouge Steel Co.1985-00-001989-00-00U.S.263980