Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 217971
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 251.00
Width 43.50
Depth 26.16
Gross Tonnage 2622.00
Net Tonnage 1619.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00756

Vessel History

Rebuilds Reduced to barge and lengthened by Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, MI, in 1930 (313 x 43.5 x 26; 3160 gross - 3018 net). Reconverted to propeller by Todd Galveston Dry Dock Co., Galveston, TX, in 1943 (3332 gross - 1930 net).
History Laid down as LAKE FRESNO.
Disposition Foundered thirty miles off Rio Doce, Espirito Santo, Brazil, on November 22, 1954.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1919-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
CAPTAIN JOHN1946-00-001953-00-00PANAMA
SANTA MARTHA1953-00-001954-00-00BRAZIL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1919-00-001930-00-00U.S.217971
Ford Motor Co.1930-00-001943-00-00U.S.217971
U.S. War Shipping Administration1943-00-001946-00-00U.S.217971
Bright Star Steamship Co.1946-00-001951-00-00PANAMA
Transmaritima Comerciale1951-00-001951-00-00BRAZIL
Navebras S.A. (Comercio de Petroleo)1951-00-001954-00-00BRAZIL