Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 77138
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 58.58
Width 16.00
Depth 7.42
Gross Tonnage 44.00
Net Tonnage 23.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00055

Vessel History

History As J.R. SPRANKLE: Foundered in November, 1956, seven miles northwest of Cleveland, OH, off Avon Point, Lake Erie; no lives lost. Raised in August, 1962, by George A. Walton, of Cleveland, OH, towed to Lorain, OH, and scuttled. Raised and towed to Cleveland, OH, by November, 1962, for reconditioning.
Disposition Out of documentation sometime between 1982-1988.

Build Information

Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1894-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SPRANKLE, J.R.1926-00-001927-00-00CANADA
DIXON, H.J.1927-00-001927-00-00CANADA
SPRANKLE, J.R.1927-00-00U.S.77138

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
L.P. Smith1894-00-001899-00-00U.S.77138
Great Lakes Towing Co.1899-00-001918-00-00U.S.77138
Inland Transportation Co.1918-00-001926-00-00U.S.77138
H.J. Dixon1926-00-001927-00-00CANADA
L.A. Wells Construction Co.1927-00-001956-00-00U.S.77138
George A. Walton1963-00-001964-00-00U.S.77138
Glenn L. Allen1964-00-001970-00-00U.S.77138
Jack Olson1970-00-001971-00-00U.S.77138
Joseph W. Rowell1971-00-001974-00-00U.S.77138
Martran Co.1974-00-00U.S.77138