Registry and Rig Information

Name SMITH, L.C.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 141793
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 414.00
Width 50.00
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 4744.00
Net Tonnage 4439.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00606

Vessel History

Rebuilds Dimension and tonnage change, 1903 (414 x 50 x 29; 4702 gross - 3418 net). Reconstructed by Toledo Shipbuilding Co., 1910. Dimension and tonnage change, 1943 (421 x 50.16 x 23.75; 4265 gross - 3380 net).
History As L.C. SMITH: Struck starboard side just after leaving narrow channel at Sailors' Encampment, St. Marys River, July 29, 1906. Suffered bad leak in cargo hold; lightered 1000 tons of iron ore; released on July 31, and spent two weeks in dry dock for repairs. Had eighteen damaged plates.
Disposition Passed down Welland Canal under own power, October 3, 1961, for Quebec. Arrived in tow, December 13, 1961, at Savona, Italy, for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder West Bay City Ship Building Co.
Place Built West Bay City, MI
Date Built 1902-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Transportation Co.1902-00-001911-00-00U.S.141793
Great Lakes Steamship Co.1911-00-001957-00-00U.S.141793
Wilson Marine Transit Co.1957-00-001957-00-00U.S.141793
T.J. McCarthy Steamship Co.1957-00-001961-00-00U.S.141793