SPARROWS POINT

Registry and Rig Information

Name SPARROWS POINT
Registry U.S.
Official Number 264391

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 611.00
Width 70.16
Depth 33.58
Gross Tonnage 9164.00
Net Tonnage 5608.00
Hull Number 04505

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened by American Ship Building Co., South Chicago, IL, in 1958 (10317 gross - 5947 net; 683 x 70.16 x 33.58). Converted to self-unloader by Fraser Shipyards, Inc., Superior WI, in winter, 1979-1980 (11691 gross - 7321 net).
History As SPARROWS POINT: Suffered rudder damage while backing from Missabe No. 5 at Duluth on September 1, 1976. She had to be unloaded and towed to the dry dock at the Fraser yard for repairs.Ran aground at Drummond Island on October 18, 1983. The vessel suffered damage to 32 frames and riveted plating along a hundred-foot section of the ship's bottom. Underwent repairs at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Build Information

Builder Bethlehem-Sparrows Point Shipyards, Inc.
Place Built Sparrows Point, MD
Date Built 1952-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BUCKEYE1991-00-002006-00-00U.S.264391
LEWIS J. KUBER2006-00-00U.S.264391

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Bethlehem Steel Corp.1952-00-001990-00-00U.S.264391
Columbia Transportation Co.1990-00-001994-00-00U.S.264391
Oglebay Norton Co.1994-00-002006-00-00U.S.264391
Buckeye Holdings, LLC2006-00-00U.S.264391