Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 264738
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 629.33
Width 70.25
Depth 31.25
Gross Tonnage 11472.00
Net Tonnage 8421.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00298

Vessel History

History As J.L. MAUTHE: Struck rock in channel, St. Marys River, off Point aux Frenes, May 5, 1969; suffered $1,000,000 bottom damage.Grounded in St. Lawrence River below Three Rivers on December 12, 1977, sustaining damage to forepeak and one tank. Able to continue season's operations.
Experienced steering problems while upbound in the Detroit River on November 12, 1980, forcing her to collide with the Great Lakes Steel Co. dock at Ecorse, MI settling basin. Her bow, damaged in the collision, was repaired at the Nicholson yard.
Converted to a self-unloading barge at Bay Shipbuilding Co. in 1997. Renamed PATHFINDER.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built River Rouge, MI
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Interlake Steamship Co.1952-00-001966-00-00U.S.264738
Pickands Mather & Co.1966-00-001973-00-00U.S.264738
Interlake Steamship Co.1973-00-00U.S.264738