Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 201768
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 346.00
Width 45.00
Depth 28.00
Gross Tonnage 4333.00
Net Tonnage 2619.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00423

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt by Manitowoc Ship Building Co. in winter, 1940-1941 (4272 gross - 3137 net).
History From 1941-1970, ran Milwaukee-Muskegon. Retired from service in September, 1970. Unofficially renamed CLIPPER when purchased by a Milwaukee businessman to be used as museum ship in 1977. Deal fell through and, after spending a year at Sturgeon Bay, WI, shipyard, was taken to Chicago, IL, for use as boutique-flotel at Navy Pier.
Arrived in December 1990, Hammond, IN, where renovation plans were made for the development of retail and office space and other features to make her a tourist attraction.
As MILWAUKEE CLIPPER: Rammed Milwaukee breakwater, outbound in fog, bound for Muskegon; May 28, 1960. Injured fourteen passengers; suffered $30,000 damage.
Disposition Retired from service in 1970.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1905-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
MILWAUKEE CLIPPER1941-00-00U.S.201768

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
City of Hammond, IN1990-00-00U.S.
Erie & Western Transit Co. (Anchor Line)1905-00-001915-00-00U.S.201768
Great Lakes Transit Corp.1915-00-001940-00-00U.S.201768
Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co.1940-00-001977-00-00U.S.201768
Illinois Steamship Co.1977-00-001990-00-00U.S.201768