Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 216454
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 252.00
Width 43.42
Depth 18.75
Gross Tonnage 2010.00
Net Tonnage 1227.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00146

Vessel History

History Laid down as WAR PANSY for Cunard Steamship Co., Ltd., agent for the Shipping Controller, London, England. Requisitioned by the U.S. Shipping Board under Urgent Deficiencies Act of June 13, 1917. Taken to Coast in 1942; returned to Lakes in 1943, under management by Nicholson Transit Co., Detroit, MI. Returned to Coast in 1944; saw action at Normandy on June 6, 1944.
Disposition Scrapped in April, 1949, at Penarth, England, by Marine Metals, Ltd.

Build Information

Builder Toledo Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1918-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
LAKE CHELAN1944-00-001948-00-00U.K.169957
LAKE CHELAN1948-00-001949-00-00U.S.216454

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1918-00-001925-00-00U.S.216454
Consolidated Navigation Co.1925-00-001927-00-00U.S.216454
Boland & Cornelius (Lake Chelan Steamship Co.)1927-00-001942-00-00U.S.216454
U.S. War Shipping Administration1942-00-001944-00-00U.S.216454
Minister of War Transport (William France, Fenwick & Co.)1944-00-001945-00-00U.K.169957
Minister of War Transport (John Tyrell, Ltd.)1945-00-001948-00-00U.K.169957
U.S. Maritime Commission1948-00-001949-00-00U.S.216454