LAKE BUTLER

Registry and Rig Information

Name LAKE BUTLER
Registry U.S.
Official Number 216037
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 251.00
Width 43.66
Depth 18.42
Gross Tonnage 1948.00
Net Tonnage 1157.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00216

Vessel History

History Vessel laid down as WAR HOPE, under contract to Cunard Steamship Co., Ltd., agent for the Shipping Controller, London,England. Requisitioned by U.S. Shipping Board under Urgent Deficiencies Act of June 13, 1917.1932: As UNGAVA, chartered by Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Ottawa, Ont., as supply ship in Hudson Bay region.
1944: Taken over on bareboat charter by British Minister of War Transport, from U.S. War Shipping Administration.
Disposition Scrapped by Patapsco Scrap Co., Baltimore, MD, in 1949.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1918-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
PALATKA1925-00-00U.S.216037
UNGAVA1927-00-00U.K.160348
UNGAVA1941-00-00U.S.216037
BUNTING1942-00-00PANAMA
BUNTING II1944-00-00U.K.160348
BUNTING1948-00-00U.S.216037

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1918-00-001925-00-00U.S.216037
New England, New York & Texas Steamship Co.1925-00-001927-00-00U.S.216037
Job Brothers & Co., Ltd.1927-00-001941-00-00U.K.160348
Inca Steamship Corp.1941-00-001942-00-00U.S.
U.S. Maritime Commission1942-00-001944-00-00PANAMA
Minister of War Transport (Chine Trading Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)1944-00-001948-00-00U.K.160348
U.S. War Shipping Admin.1948-00-001949-00-00U.S.216037