Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 130908
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 242.00
Width 42.16
Depth 23.16
Gross Tonnage 2157.00
Net Tonnage 1496.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00043

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1903 (2207 gross - 1299 net). Rebuilt and lengthened, 1921 (303.16 x 42.16 x 23.16; 2881 gross - 2159 net). Converted to tanker in 1905.
History As NORTHWESTERN: Partially burned at Port Neches, TX, on February 11, 1920.
Disposition Shelled and sunk by German submarine five miles north of Gibara, Santiago, in position 21.13N x 76.05W, on April 30, 1942. Five of crew of thirty-three lost; on voyage from Tampa, FL for Banes.

Build Information

Builder Chicago Ship Building Co.
Place Built Chicago, IL
Date Built 1901-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Northwestern Steamship Co.1901-00-001905-00-00U.S.130908
Texas Co.1905-00-001921-00-00U.S.130908
American Petroleum Co.1921-00-001926-00-00U.S.130908
Petroleum Navigation Co.1926-00-001942-00-00U.S.130908