SHEARWATER

Registry and Rig Information

Name SHEARWATER
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S.B.F.
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 85.00
Width 18.00
Depth 8.42
Gross Tonnage 95.00
Net Tonnage 63.00
Hull Material Iron
Hull Number 00039

Vessel History

Rebuilds Documented measures, 1944 (81.16 x 18.16 x 7.25; 77 gross - 44 net). Dimension and tonnage change, 1946 (81.16 x 18.25 x 7.33; 83 gross - 56 net). Rebuilt and re-engined by Merrill-Stevens Shipyard Co. at Miami, FL, 1966-1967.
History Loaned to Ohio Fish & Game Commission, Put-In-Bay, OH, 1936-1940.Removed from documentation in August, 1967, with Hillsboro Towing still listed as owners.
Disposition After having been sold to Miami parties in 1965, sprung leak and was beached while leaving Tampa, FL; then swamped by high tide. Sold at public auction to Merrill-Stevens Shipyard Co.; rebuilt, and reportedly sold to Central American parties for use as harbor tug at San Juan, Nicaragua, c.1967.

Build Information

Builder Johnston Brothers
Place Built Ferrysburg, MI
Date Built 1909-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SHEARWATER1944-00-001961-00-00U.S.244094
CINDY K.1961-00-001967-00-00U.S.244094

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Dept. of Commerce Bureau of Fisheries1909-00-001940-00-00U.S.U.S.B.F.
U.S.C.G.1940-00-001944-00-00U.S.U.S.C.G.
Elmore Daniels1944-00-001948-00-00U.S.244094
Florida Power Corp.1948-00-001961-00-00U.S.244094
Hillsboro Towing Co., Inc.1961-00-001966-00-00U.S.244094
Merrill-Stevens Shipyard Co. (Tinnianna Corp.)1966-00-001967-00-00U.S.244094