Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 207272
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 504.00
Width 54.00
Depth 30.00
Gross Tonnage 6291.00
Net Tonnage 4921.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00447

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to combination self-unloader-crane ship, 1958, by Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay, WI (6475 gross - 5157 net). Converted to barge, 1979.
History As ROBERT C. NORTON: Grounded in Black Rock (NY) Ship Channel, on July 31, 1972. After lightering by steamer G.A. TOMLINSON, released on August 4, 1972.As BUCKEYE: Grounded in Middle Neebish Channel on April 20, 1978, when could not determine position amid shifting winter navigation aids. Only minor damages sustained, but Coast Guard survey disclosed more serious damages from other causes which had to be repaired before vessel could re-enter service.
As barge, in tow of tug OLIVE L. MOORE, grounded in Amherstburg Channel, Detroit River, on May 3, 1981. Released same day.
Disposition Scrapped in 1995, Lake Calumet, Chicago.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1910-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
GALLOWAY, CHARLES W.1937-00-001958-00-00U.S.207272
NORTON, ROBERT C.1958-00-001974-00-00U.S.207272

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Richardson Transportation Co.1910-00-001921-00-00U.S.207272
Columbia Steamship Co.1921-00-001935-00-00U.S.207272
Columbia Transportation Co.1935-00-001958-00-00U.S.207272
Oglebay Norton Co.1958-00-001979-00-00U.S.207272
Lake Transportation Co., Inc.1979-00-00U.S.207272