NIAGARA

Registry and Rig Information

Name NIAGARA
Registry U.S.
Official Number 130738
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 266.00
Width 42.16
Depth 16.66
Gross Tonnage 1951.00
Net Tonnage 1483.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00121

Vessel History

Rebuilds Shortened in 1925-1926 (249.42 x 41.33 x 16.66; 1760 gross - 1324 net). Converted to sand dredge by Globe Shipbuilding Co., Buffalo, NY, in 1927. Tonnage change, 1952 (1804 gross - 1304 net).
Disposition Last sailed in 1982. Sold for scrapping, 1985. Efforts made to restore her to a floating museum failed and vessel ownership was passed to Liberty Iron & Metal of Erie, November 21, 1997, which plans to scrap the vessel.

Build Information

Builder Wheeler, F.W. & Co.
Place Built West Bay City, MI
Date Built 1897-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
J.L. Crosthwaite, et.al.1897-00-001900-00-00U.S.130738
M.H. Taylor1900-00-001907-00-00U.S.130738
John J. Boland1907-00-001910-00-00U.S.130738
American Steamship Co. (Boland & Cornelius, Mgrs.)1910-00-001927-00-00U.S.130738
Gravel Products Corp.1927-00-001957-00-00U.S.130738
Buffalo Crushed Stone Corp.1957-00-001959-00-00U.S.130738
Erie Sand Steamship Co.1959-00-00U.S.130738