IRELAND, R.L.

Registry and Rig Information

Name IRELAND, R.L.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 200254
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 416.00
Width 50.25
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 4470.00
Net Tonnage 3143.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00062

Vessel History

Rebuilds Reconstructed at Fairport, OH, in 1925. Canadian measurements, 1926 (423.66 x 50.16 x 23.75; 4467 gross -3082 registered).
History As R.L. IRELAND: Stranded on Gull Island, Lake Superior, during blizzard, December 7, 1906. Later released, but broke tow line on way to Duluth; one drowned. Finally reached Duluth on December 29, 1906; $90,000 damage.
Disposition Arrived in tow, along with G.G. POST, at Izmiri, Turkey, prior to October 30, 1972 after departing Gibraltar, as port of call, on October 11, 1972, for scrapping. Had departed Quebec at 0800, September 21, 1972, in tow of Polish tug KORAL.

Build Information

Builder Chicago Ship Building Co.
Place Built Chicago, IL
Date Built 1903-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SIRIUS1913-00-001926-00-00U.S.200254
ONTADOC1926-00-001972-00-00CANADA153112

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Gilchrist Transportation Co.1903-00-001913-00-00U.S.200254
Interlake Steamship Co. (Pickands, Mather & Co., Mgrs.)1913-00-001926-00-00U.S.200254
N.M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd.1926-00-001971-00-00CANADA153112
Cosmos Marine Development Corp.1971-00-001972-00-00CANADA153112