Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 264136
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 649.25
Width 72.16
Depth 34.42
Gross Tonnage 13143.00
Net Tonnage 8116.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00415

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened at Fraser Shipyards, winter 1975-1976, by addition of 102' mid-section, to 768'. Also converted from coal firing to oil, and boilers automated. Dimensions and tonnage changed, April, 1976 (751.25 x 72.16 x 34.42; 15179 gross - 11330 net). Repowered in winter 2015-2016.
History As JOHN G. MUNSON: Sustained minor rudder damage in Whitefish Bay, March 1978, and towed to Sault Ste. Marie by USCG MACKINAW. Repaired at Soo.Suffered a fire in her forward end February 2, 1983. Three were hospitalized for smoke inhalation from the fire started by accident in the ships machine shop. Extent of damages is not known.
On March 21, 1984, struck the outer breakwall at Lorain, OH. She lost her port anchor and did an undetermined amount of damage to her bow. The anchor will be recovered in the spring.

Build Information

Builder Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Manitowoc, WI
Date Built 1952-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Bradley Transportation Co.1952-00-001952-00-00U.S.264136
U.S. Steel Corp.1952-00-001981-00-00U.S.264136
USS Great Lakes Fleet, Inc.1981-00-002004-00-00U.S.264136
CN Rail (Keystone Shipping Company, Mgrs.)2004-00-00U.S.264136