HOYT, ELTON, II

Registry and Rig Information

Name HOYT, ELTON, II
Registry U.S.
Official Number 264126
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 611.00
Width 70.00
Depth 37.00
Gross Tonnage 10576.00
Net Tonnage 7043.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 04512

Vessel History

Rebuilds Completed by American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL. Lengthened by American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL, winter, 1956-1957 (683 x 78.16 x 33.58; 11198 gross - 7665 net). Converted into a self-unloader and equipped with a bow thruster, winter, 1979-1980 at the AmShip yard in Toledo, OH (10696 gross - 7436 net).
History As ELTON HOYT II: Encountered difficulty in approach downbound at the Soo on May 15, 1975; dropped anchor to avoid trouble, but apparently ran over it, holing herself and taking some water. On a trip to Escanaba, MI, to Ashtabula, OH, suffered a cracked hull in heavy seas off Point Aux Barques, MI. She stopped at Detroit where a temporary patch was fitted and then continued to Ashtabula where she will lay-up for the winter. (Documented January 28, 1984)

Build Information

Builder Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyard, Inc.
Place Built Sparrows Point, MD
Date Built 1952-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
MICHIPICOTEN2003-00-00CANADA825098

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Interlake Steamship Co.1952-00-001966-00-00U.S.264126
Interlake Steamship Co.1973-00-00U.S.264126
Lower Lakes Towing, Inc.2003-00-00CANADA825098
Pickands Mather & Co.1966-00-001973-00-00U.S.264126