Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 204631
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 549.00
Width 56.00
Depth 26.42
Gross Tonnage 6486.00
Net Tonnage 4939.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00076

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage and dimension change, 1945 (556.16 x 56.33 x 26.42; 6790 gross - 5459 net). Tonnage change, 1947 (6816 gross - 5469 net).
History As JOSEPH BLOCK:Grounded in Porte des Morts Passage, Green Bay, May 22, 1968; released same day by tug ARROW, with damage to 100 bottom plates. Surrendered to underwriters, then sold to a subsidiary of American Ship Building Co.; taken to South Chicago yard for repairs.
Disposition Sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd., Port Colborne, Ont., for scrapping in fall, 1975. Arrived at Dwor Metals yard, Rameys Bend, on August 25, 1978, in tow of tug WILFRED M. COHEN. Scrapping began spring 1979 at Marine Salvage yard. Removed from documentation in August, 1979, as \"sold Canadian.\"

Build Information

Builder West Bay City Ship Building Co.
Place Built West Bay City, MI
Date Built 1907-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BLOCK, JOSEPH1911-00-001969-00-00U.S.204631
STEINBRENNER, GEORGE M.1969-00-001979-00-00U.S.204631

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Neptune Steamship Co. (Hawgoods, Mgrs.)1907-00-001911-00-00U.S.204631
Inland Steel Co. (Hutchinson and Co., Mgrs.)1911-00-001957-00-00U.S.204631
Inland Steel Co.1957-00-001968-00-00U.S.204631
Lake Shipping, Inc. (American Ship Building Co.)1968-00-001969-00-00U.S.204631
Kinsman Marine Transit Co.1969-00-001975-00-00U.S.204631
S & E Shipping Corp. (Kinsman Marine Transit Co., Mgrs.)1975-00-001975-00-00U.S.204631