GRIFFIN

Registry and Rig Information

Name GRIFFIN
Registry U.S.
Official Number 86140
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 266.00
Width 38.16
Depth 19.50
Gross Tonnage 1856.00
Net Tonnage 1526.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00012

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, January 19, 1901, Duluth, MN (1879 gross - 1526 net). Converted to sand dredge in 1938 (1445 gross - 1206 net). Reconstructed and repowered, 1948.
History As GRIFFIN: Ran aground, August 17, 1929, at Wells, MI, near Escanaba; released next day after lightering of lumber cargo by FAVORITE and RELIEF.Arrived at Soo, midnight, September 17, 1929, having had two deck cranes washed overboard and suffered other damage during storm on Lake Superior; bound for Buffalo.
Disposition Spring, 1970, sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd., Port Colborne, Ont. Removed from documentation, September/October, 1970, as \"sold to British flag.\" Scrapped at Humberstone, Ont., 1971.

Build Information

Builder Cleveland Ship Building Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1891-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
SCOBELL, JOSEPH S.1938-00-00U.S.86140

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Lake Superior Iron Mining Co.1891-00-001901-00-00U.S.86140
Pittsburg Steamship Co.1901-00-001915-00-00U.S.86140
Atlas Steamship Co.1915-00-001918-00-00U.S.86140
Chareoal Iron Co.1918-00-001927-00-00U.S.86140
Wolverine Transportation Co.1927-00-001930-00-00U.S.86140
Jones Navigation Co. (Boland & Cornelius, Mgrs.)1930-00-001937-00-00U.S.86140
Central States Transit Co.1937-00-001938-00-00U.S.86140
Erie Sand Steamship Co.1938-00-001959-00-00U.S.86140
Rockwood Navigation Co. (Erie Sand S.S. Co., Mgrs.)1959-00-001960-00-00U.S.86140
Erie Motor Ship Co. (Erie Sand S.S. Co., Mgrs.)1960-00-001969-00-00U.S.86140
Erie Sand Steamship Co.1969-00-001970-00-00U.S.86140