PENOBSCOT

Registry and Rig Information

Name PENOBSCOT
Registry U.S.
Official Number 209001
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 247.00
Width 43.58
Depth 28.33
Gross Tonnage 2294.00
Net Tonnage 1666.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00084

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage, French measures, 1916 (2334 gross - 1369 net). British measures, 1926 (253 x 43 x 24; 2502 gross - 1673 net). U.S. measures, 1928 (247 x 43.58 x 28.33; 2294 gross - 1666 net).
Disposition Foundered in Typhoon \"Jean,\" on October 20, 1956, 200 miles ENE of Luzon, Philippine Islands, on voyage Legazpi to Hirohata. Of crew of 36, only 11 saved.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1911-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PENOBSCOT1916-00-001916-00-00URUGUAY
P.L.M. 21916-00-001926-00-00FRANCE
LAIRG1926-00-001928-00-00U.K.143986
PENOBSCOT1928-00-001928-00-00U.S.209001
TRISTAN1928-00-001941-00-00U.S.209001
TRISTAN1941-00-001949-00-00PHILIPPINES
LEPUS1949-00-001956-00-00PHILIPPINES

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Harper Transportation Co.1911-00-001915-00-00U.S.209001
Shawmut Steamship Co.1915-00-001916-00-00U.S.209001
Oriental Navigation Co.1916-00-001916-00-00URUGUAY
Soc. Nationale d'Affretements1916-00-001926-00-00FRANCE
British Intercoastal Steamship Co.1926-00-001926-00-00U.K.143986
A.B. Mackay1926-00-001928-00-00U.K.143986
Nova Scotia & St. Lawrence Navigation Co.1928-00-001928-00-00U.K.143986
Moorecraft Transportation Co.1928-00-001928-00-00U.S.209001
Hammermill Paper Co.1928-00-001932-00-00U.S.209001
Buckeye Steamship Co. (Hutchinson & Co., Mgrs.)1932-00-001941-00-00U.S.209001
Madrigal Shipping Co., Inc.1941-00-001956-00-00PHILIPPINES