Registry and Rig Information

Name LST-0393
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 316.00
Width 50.00
Depth 11.25
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00423

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to auto ferry, winter, 1947-1948 (311.58 x 50 x 21.5; 2860 gross - 2346 net).
History Received first document at Milwaukee, WI, on May 28, 1948. Ran Milwaukee-Muskegon, across Lake Michigan, as auto ferry.
Disposition The USS SILVERSIDES Maritime Museum in Muskegon has acquired vessel for restoration, February, 2000. The vessel had been laid up in Muskegon since 1973.

Build Information

Builder Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Newport News, VA
Date Built 1942-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
HIGHWAY 161948-00-00U.S.255408

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1942-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co.1947-00-002000-00-00U.S.255408