Registry and Rig Information

Name MEYER, W.H.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 222239
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 93.25
Width 22.00
Depth 11.58
Gross Tonnage 130.00
Net Tonnage 88.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00205

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt for overlakes towing service, 1942.
Disposition Foundered off Avon Point, OH, Lake Erie, December 2, 1942, with oil barge CLEVECO in tow; all hands (14) lost. Barge also foundered the following day off Euclid, OH, with all hands; eighteen lives lost.

Build Information

Builder Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Manitowoc, WI
Date Built 1922-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Sophie Meyer1922-00-001926-00-00U.S.222239
Henry A. Meyer1926-00-001935-00-00U.S.222239
Milwaukee Towing Corp.1935-00-001942-00-00U.S.222239
Cleveland Tankers, Inc.1942-00-001942-00-00U.S.222239