Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 200031
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 265.00
Width 38.16
Depth 19.42
Gross Tonnage 1961.00
Net Tonnage 1218.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00025

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt at Chicago Shipbuilding Co. for U.S. Navy as training gunboat, 1917 (265 x 38.16 x 15.5; 2600 displaced).
History Used by Illinois Naval Reserve, out of Chicago, 1917-1946. As EASTLAND: Rolled over at dock with Western Electric Co. excursion aboard, Chicago, IL, in Chicago River, July 24, 1915. Although loss numbers vary, at least eight hundred twelve persons drowned.
Disposition Scrapped at Chicago, IL, in 1948.

Build Information

Builder Jenks Ship Building Co.
Place Built Port Huron, MI
Date Built 1903-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
WILMETTE (IX-29)1917-00-001948-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Michigan Steamship Co.1903-00-001907-00-00U.S.200031
Lake Shore Navigation Co.1907-00-001909-00-00U.S.200031
Eastland Navigation Co.1909-00-001915-00-00U.S.200031
Chicago-St. Joseph Steamship Co.1915-00-001916-00-00U.S.200031
U.S. Navy1916-00-001948-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY