Registry and Rig Information

Name MILLS, D.O.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 203979
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 532.00
Width 58.16
Depth 32.00
Gross Tonnage 6598.00
Net Tonnage 4850.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00029

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to self-unloader by Fraser-Nelson Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Superior, WI, in winter, 1959-1960. Received bow thruster from G&W Welding, Cleveland, winter 1973-74; also converted to oil.
History As G.A. TOMLINSON: Aground for several hours near Detroit Edison plant, off Belle Isle, Detroit River, on April 11, 1972; released herself.Stranded near Buffalo, May 21, 1974; estimated $150,000 damage. Suffered machinery damage to Toledo on April 8, 1977; estimated cost $235,000.
Sustained 6 x 10' hole near bow in collision with a scow at Cleveland on May 24, 1979. Repaired by G&W.
Was blown against the harbor breakwall at Ashtabula, OH by gusty winds on October 28, 1979. She was able to free herself. Apparently she did not suffer any damage.
Disposition Arrived under her own power at Triad Salvage Inc. of Ashtabula, OH for scrapping in late December, 1979. Her scrapping was completed in December, 1980. Dropped from documentation in January, 1980.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1907-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
TOMLINSON, G.A.1960-00-001980-00-00U.S.203979

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Interlake Steamship Co. (Pickands, Mather & Co., Mgrs.)1907-00-001959-00-00U.S.203979
Tomlinson Fleet Corp.1959-00-001971-00-00U.S.203979
Columbia Transportation Co. (Oglebay Norton Co.)1971-00-001980-00-00U.S.203979