CHIEF WAWATAM

Registry and Rig Information

Name CHIEF WAWATAM
Registry U.S.
Official Number 209235
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 338.66
Width 62.00
Depth 20.58
Gross Tonnage 2990.00
Net Tonnage 1793.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00119

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted from a railroad car ferry to a barge in 1989.
History Inactive in 1965 while having boilers renovated by Manitowoc Ship Building Co. In late 1960's, towed by tug MUSKEGON; earlier towed by tug JOHN PURVES. Operated by Straits Car Ferry Corp., under lease from State of MI, beginning in 1977. Collided with the dock at St. Ignace, MI, on October 27 causing an estimated $35,000 in damage.
Disposition Scrapped by Purvis Marine of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, in 2009.

Build Information

Builder Toledo Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1911-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Mackinac Transportation Co.1911-00-001977-00-00U.S.209235
State of Michigan (Dept. of Highways and Transportation)1977-00-001989-00-00U.S.209235
Purvis Marine1989-00-00CANADA805396