Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 208790
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 61.00
Width 16.00
Depth 8.00
Gross Tonnage 45.00
Net Tonnage 31.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 392-D

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to excursion boat in 1939. Converted to oil, 1947. Rebuilt as tender for construction of Mackinac Bridge, 1955 (61 x 16 x 7.16; 46 gross - 36 net).
Disposition Foundered on Lake Michigan, December 18, 1959, bound from Sturgeon Bay, WI, for South Fox Island; two lives lost. Was being used as freight boat for logging operations on South Fox Island.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1911-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BRIDGEBUILDER X1956-00-001959-00-00U.S.208790

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Booth Fisheries Co.1911-00-001939-00-00U.S.208790
Milo B. Welch1939-00-001955-00-00U.S.208790
Sterling Nickerson & Sons1958-00-001959-00-00U.S.208790
U.S. Steel Corp.1955-00-001958-00-00U.S.208790