Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 217657
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 251.00
Width 43.50
Depth 26.00
Gross Tonnage 2592.00
Net Tonnage 1604.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00251

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to barge and lengthened, 1930 (313 x 43.5 x 26; 3159 gross - 3017 net). Reconverted to propeller by Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co. at Mobile, AL, in 1943 (3389 gross - 1913 net).
History Laid down as LAKE FOLSOM.
Disposition Stranded on Mina Shima Reef, Pacific Ocean, in position 24.25N x 41.30E, on February 14, 1947; crew of thirty saved. Vessel on voyage Honolulu for Shanghai with gasoline and freight at time of loss.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1919-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistry
LAKE SAPOR1946-00-001947-00-00PANAMA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1919-00-001929-00-00U.S.217657
Ford Motor Co.1929-00-001943-00-00U.S.217657
U.S. Maritime Commission1943-00-001946-00-00U.S.217657
Francis I.S. Chu1946-00-001947-00-00PANAMA