Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 203108
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 535.42
Width 55.00
Depth 31.00
Gross Tonnage 6657.00
Net Tonnage 5140.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00514

Vessel History

History As E.J. EARLING:Stranded on Madeline Island, Lake Superior, in fog May 27, 1909; suffered $25,000 loss.
Suffered strained hull and structural damage in gale and heavy seas about sixty miles west of Whitefish Point, Lake Superior, November 23, 1922; $25,000 loss.
In collision with steamer J.S. ASHLEY, two miles north of Cleveland, OH, harbor entrance; June 20, 1961. Suffered damage to rudder and stern plates.
On way to be scrapped, broke anchor chains and grounded off Jordan Harbour, Ont., Lake Ontario, August 16, 1969; released.
Disposition Passed down Port Colborne, August 2, 1969, in tow of German tugs FAIRPLAY NO. 10 and FAIRPLAY NO. 12. Broke from tow of tug FAIRPLAY X and tandem tow, steamer BUCKEYE, November 2, 1969, and stranded on beach near LaCoruna, on Northwest tip of Spain, on way to be scrapped. Broke in half midships.

Build Information

Builder Superior Ship Building Co.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1906-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
ROBERTSON, PETER1957-00-001969-00-00U.S.203108
WALLACE, ROBERT B.1924-00-001957-00-00U.S.203108

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Franklin Steamship Co. (D. Sullivan, Mgr.)1909-00-001915-00-00U.S.203108
Franklin Steamship Co. (Herbert K. Oakes, Mgr.)1915-00-001923-00-00U.S.203108
G.A. Tomlinson1906-00-001909-00-00U.S.203108
Kinney Steamship Co.1923-00-001936-00-00U.S.203108
Oxford Shipping Co.1969-00-001969-00-00U.S.203108
Republic Steel Corp. (Wilson Marine Transit Co., Mgrs.)1957-00-001969-00-00U.S.203108
Seal-Land Service, Inc.1969-00-001969-00-00U.S.203108
U.S. Maritime Administration1969-00-001969-00-00U.S.203108
Wilson Transit Co.1936-00-001957-00-00U.S.203108