Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 96584
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 420.00
Width 50.00
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 4719.00
Net Tonnage 3955.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00014

Vessel History

Rebuilds Dimension and tonnage change, 1921 (426.16 x 50 x 24.16; 4345 gross - 3178 net).
History Sunk by collision with propeller H.A. BERWIND in Mud Lake, St. Marys River, on December 6, 1909, while downbound with iron ore. Raised on May 26, 1910, by Reid Wrecking Co. Collided with propeller JOHN MCCARTNEY KENNEDY in Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, in fog on October 11, 1923; $5,000 damage.
Disposition Foundered fifteen miles south of Isle Royale Light Station, Lake Superior, on May 11, 1953; seventeen lives lost. Vessel downbound from Superior, WI, with iron ore. Sixteen lives saved by propellers WILFRED SYKES, JOSEPH H. THOMPSON, D.M. CLEMSON, D.G. KERR, WILLIAM E. COREY, and HOCHELAGA. Shipwreck discovered in 2023 by Ken Merryman and Jerry Eliason.

Build Information

Builder Jenks Ship Building Co.
Place Built Port Huron, MI
Date Built 1901-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Kinsman Transit Co.1901-00-001953-00-00U.S.96584