Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 76731
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 256.33
Width 38.42
Depth 19.66
Gross Tonnage 1739.53
Net Tonnage 1292.47
Hull Material Wood
Hull Number 00087

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt, Buffalo, NY, April 28, 1905 (256.33 x 38.42 x 15.66; 1264 gross - 1034 net).
History First enrollment issued at Detroit, MI, May 31, 1888.Name changed at Buffalo, NY, May 6, 1905.
Vessel was partially burned and sank in the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal on December 5, 1903, and was subsequently abandoned to the underwriters. The vessel was later raised, repaired, and returned to service as the F.A. MEYER.
[Source: U.S. Life-Saving Service Annual Report, 1905, p.129; The (Duluth) Labor World, Dec. 26, 1903]
Disposition Cut by ice and foundered twenty-two miles east of Southeast Shoal, Lake Erie, on December 18, 1909; crew rescued by propeller MAPLETON. Vessel was bound from Boyne City, MI, for Buffalo, NY, with lumber at time of loss.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Detroit, MI
Date Built 1888-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MEYER, F.A.1905-00-001909-00-00U.S.76731