Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 117266
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 416.00
Width 50.25
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 4539.00
Net Tonnage 3503.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00610

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to automobile carrier, 1929 (4471 gross - 4448 net). Converted to bulk carrier, 1942. Tonnage change, 1949 (4544 gross - 3499 net). Rig changed to barge, 1955; tonnage change, 1960 (4628 gross - 4614 net).
History First enrolled at Port Huron, MI, June 23, 1903.Wheel removed in 1955; used as grain storage hulk by Continental Grain Co. affiliate.
Disposition Passed down, Welland Canal, June 14, 1962, in tow of tugs AMERICA and LAURENCE C. TURNER, for scrapping by Steel Co. of Canada, Hamilton, Ontario.

Build Information

Builder West Bay City Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built West Bay City, MI
Date Built 1903-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
TROXEL, DAVID S.1924-00-001927-00-00U.S.117266
HEWITT, FRED L.1950-00-001962-00-00U.S.117266

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Superior Steamship Co. (G.A. Tomlinson, Mgr.)1903-00-001924-00-00U.S.117266
Fairmount Steamship Co.1924-00-001926-00-00U.S.117266
Forest City Steamship Co.1926-00-001927-00-00U.S.117266
Duluth Steamship Co. (G.A. Tomlinson, Mgr.)1927-00-001928-00-00U.S.117266
Nicholson-Universal Steamship Co.1928-00-001942-00-00U.S.117266
U.S. War Shipping Administration (Overlakes Freight Corp., Mgrs.)1942-00-001947-00-00U.S.117266
Overlakes Freight Corp.1947-00-001950-00-00U.S.117266
T.H. Browning Steamship Co., Inc.1950-00-001955-00-00U.S.117266
Gamma Lake Ship Co.1955-00-001962-00-00U.S.117266