Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 248329
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 495.00
Width 71.58
Depth 20.75
Gross Tonnage 10780.00
Net Tonnage 7533.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00357

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to passenger vessel by Todd Shipyard, Brooklyn, NY; completed at Muskegon, MI, 1953-54 (12773 gross - 10894 net).
History Built as C4-S-B5 cargo vessel under U.S. Maritime Commission contract. Ran Detroit-Cleveland, 1955-1962.
Laid up at Muskegon, MI, in 1962, after plans to replace MILWAUKEE CLIPPER on Milwaukee-Muskegon run failed to materialize.
Removed from documentation in April, 1977.
1946 - operated by Isthmian Steamship Co., New York, NY.
1948 - operated by Seas Shipping Co., New York, NY.

For North Shore Farming Co., Ltd., see Lake Log Chips, Oct. 17, 1987, p.1 & Nov. 14, 1987, p.1.
Disposition Towed to Aliaga, Turkey for scrapping, 2007.

Build Information

Builder Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Chester, PA
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MARINE STAR1945-00-001955-00-00U.S.248329

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Maritime Commission1945-00-001953-00-00U.S.248329
Sand Products Corp. (Michigan-Ohio Navigation Co., Mgrs.)1953-00-001987-00-00U.S.248329
North Shore Farming Co., Ltd.1987-00-002007-00-00CANADA
Empire Cruise Line, Ltd.