Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 213782
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 212.00
Width 42.16
Depth 24.58
Gross Tonnage 2122.00
Net Tonnage 1078.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00070

Vessel History

Rebuilds Dimension & tonnage change, 1921 (221.16 x 42.16 x 24.58; 2097 gross - 1217 net). Reconstructed as freighter, 1935 (1685 gross - 965 net).
History Constructed with ice-breaking capabilities; maiden voyage from Manitowoc to Chicago on December 6, 1915. Chartered to Lake Carriers' Association in April, 1916, to break ice in St. Marys River. Sold to Imperial Russian Government on March 29, 1917, and cleared Manitowoc for Montreal on May 10, 1917. Collided with U.S. Navy destroyer passing through Panama Canal. During interim, Russian Revolution occured; vessel seized by U.S. Marshal and tied up at Navy Yard, San Francisco, CA. Sold to Pere Marquette in 1921, and placed on Milwaukee-Ludington-Manistee run.
Disposition Foundered during gale in North Atlantic Ocean, reportedly off coast of South Carolina, on December 16, 1943. Of the 63 aboard, 34 were lost.

Build Information

Builder Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Manitowoc, WI
Date Built 1915-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Goodrich Transit Co.1915-00-001917-00-00U.S.213782
Imperial Russian Government1917-00-001921-00-00RUSSIA
Pere Marquette Line Steamers1921-00-001935-00-00U.S.213782
Muskegon Dock & Fuel Co.1935-00-001940-00-00U.S.213782
Wisconsin & Michigan Steamship Co.1940-00-001941-00-00U.S.213782
Sand Products Corp.1941-00-001942-00-00U.S.213782
U.S. Maritime Administration1942-00-001943-00-00U.S.U.S. ARMY