Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 76.00
Width 17.75
Gross Tonnage 30.00
Hull Material Iron
Hull Number 00008

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt in winter, 1907-1908, by Empire Shipbuilding Co., Buffalo, NY; received new upper works and boilers. Converted to diesel (400 base HP) by Toronto Dry Dock Co., Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, in winter, 1942-1943.
History Was owned by a subsidiary of Canadian National Railway to assist lumber vessels past International Bridge because of Niagara River current. Was not documented, 1884-1941. Taken down New York State Barge to New York and loaded aboard a freighter as deck cargo for Alexandria, Egypt. Remained in Suez area; last seen pulled out long bank of Canal just after Suez War of 1956.
Disposition Reportedly in Suez Canal area as late as 1956; ultimate disposition unknown.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1884-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
H.J.D. NO. 21941-00-001943-00-00CANADA173512
H.J.D. NO. 21943-00-001950-00-00U.K.173512
H.J.D. NO. 21950-00-001951-00-00NETHERLANDS
H.J.D. NO. 21951-00-001956-00-00FRANCE

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
International Bridge Co.1884-00-001941-00-00U.S.
H.J. Dixon1941-00-001942-00-00CANADA173512
J.P. Porter & Sons, Ltd.1942-00-001943-00-00CANADA173512
Minister of War of United Kingdom1943-00-001950-00-00U.K.173512
Gebrs. Bijkers handelsonderneming N.V.1950-00-001951-00-00NETHERLANDS
E.H.B.A. (Cibathy - French subsidiary)1951-00-001952-00-00FRANCE