Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 127176
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 406.00
Width 48.16
Depth 23.75
Gross Tonnage 4213.00
Net Tonnage 3675.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00025

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage and dimension change, 1922 (406 x 48.16 x 24; 4112 gross - 3028 net). Converted to automobile carrier, 1928 (4109 gross - 3052 net). Reconverted to bulk carrier by Nicholson Terminal and Dock Co., River Rouge, MI, in 1942. Rig changed to barge, 1955.
History As CRESCENT CITY: Driven ashore two miles east of Lester Park, Duluth, MN, Lake Superior, on November 28, 1905; no lives lost.As CARL W. MEYERS: In collision with tanker BLUE COMET, on December 13, 1950, at River Rouge, MI, spilling 84,000 gallons of gas into Detroit River. No lives lost.
Disposition Towed to Hamilton, Ont., in June 1959, for scrapping by Steel Co., of Canada, Ltd.

Build Information

Builder Chicago Ship Building Co.
Place Built Chicago, IL
Date Built 1897-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MEYERS, CARL W.1949-00-001959-00-00U.S.127176

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Zenith Transit Co.1897-00-001901-00-00U.S.127176
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001927-00-00U.S.127176
Consolidated Steamship Co. (G.A. Tomlinson, Mgr.)1927-00-001928-00-00U.S.127176
Nicholson-Universal Steamship Co.1928-00-001949-00-00U.S.127176
T.H. Browning Steamship Co.1949-00-001955-00-00U.S.127176
Delta Lake Ship Co. (DE) (Continental Grain Co.)1955-00-001959-00-00U.S.127176