Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 215796
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 252.00
Width 43.42
Depth 18.75
Gross Tonnage 1977.00
Net Tonnage 1193.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00142

Vessel History

History Vessel laid down as WAR RIFLE for Cunard Steamship Co., Ltd., agent for the Shipping Controller, London, England. Requisitioned by U.S. Shipping Board under Urgent Deficiencies Act of June 13, 1917.
Disposition Caught fire August 22, 1941, 37 miles from Sandheads (Calcutta), on voyage from Rangoon for Calcutta with timber. Sunk by Authorities.

Build Information

Builder Toledo Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1917-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1917-00-001922-00-00U.S.215796
E.K. Wood Lumber Co., Inc.1922-00-001940-00-00U.S.215796
Cia Escandinava de Vapores, S.A.1940-00-001941-00-00PANAMA