MAUCH CHUNK

Registry and Rig Information

Name MAUCH CHUNK
Registry U.S.
Official Number 93133
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 381.58
Width 50.42
Depth 15.42
Gross Tonnage 4499.00
Net Tonnage 3609.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00098

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1923 (4625 gross - 3735 net). Converted to repair ship, 1943, by Boland Machine & Manufacturing Works, New Orleans, LA (4223 gross - 3599 net). Converted to fish reduction plant by Albina Engineering & Machine Works, Portland, OR, 1948.
History As W.J. CONNERS: Aground six miles east of Erie, PA, Lake Erie, on June 20, 1939.Taken to Gulf Coast, 1942, via Mississippi River and placed on supply run between San Francisco - Alaska. After conversion to repair ship, in 1943, taken to Pacific Theatre of War; was first U.S. vessel into Manila after its recapture in 1944.
Disposition Scrapped in 1957.

Build Information

Builder Union Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1901-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
CONNERS, W.J.1920-00-001942-00-00U.S.93133
MAUCH CHUNK1942-00-001943-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
CONNERS, W.J.1943-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
CONNERS, W.J.1946-00-001948-00-00U.S.93133
HAERINGUR1948-00-001957-00-00ICELAND

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Lehigh Valley Steamship Co.1901-00-001920-00-00U.S.93133
Great Lakes Transit Corp.1920-00-001942-00-00U.S.93133
U.S. War Shipping Admin. (U.S. Army, operator)1942-00-001946-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY
Overlakes Freight Corp.1946-00-001948-00-00U.S.93133
Haeringur H/F1948-00-001957-00-00ICELAND