SIEMENS, SIR WILLIAM

Registry and Rig Information

Name SIEMENS, SIR WILLIAM
Registry U.S.
Official Number 116732
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 413.16
Width 48.00
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 4344.00
Net Tonnage 3293.00
Hull Material Wood
Hull Number 00067

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1926 (3886 gross - 3052 net). Converted to crane ship, 1942 (418.25 x 48.16 x 23.75; 4067 gross - 3143 net).
Disposition Sunk in collision with propeller PHILIP MINCH, in dense fog, April 27, 1944, 28.5 miles and 72 degrees from Southeast Shoal Light, Lake Erie. Was downbound with cargo of sulphur at time of loss; no lives lost.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1896-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
PILKEY, WILLIAM B.1929-00-001942-00-00U.S.116732
VIGOR, FRANK E.1942-00-001944-00-00U.S.116732

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Bessemer Steamship Co.1896-00-001901-00-00U.S.116732
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001928-00-00U.S.116732
J.A. Paisley Steamship Co. (Valley Camp Steamship Co., Mgrs.)1928-00-001935-00-00U.S.116732
Columbia Transportation Co.1935-00-001944-00-00U.S.116732