Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 202329
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 381.00
Width 50.16
Depth 30.16
Gross Tonnage 4544.00
Net Tonnage 3845.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00007

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measures, 1929 (382 x 50 x 25.75; 4537 gross - 3350 registered). Fitted with two deck cranes for handling package freight in 1961.
History Used as grain storage hulk at Toronto, Ontario, from spring, 1964, until vessel was scrapped.As RALPH BUDD (U.S.): Stranded on Saltese Point, between Eagle River and Eagle Harbor, MI, Lake Superior, on May 15, 1929; bound from Duluth for Lake Erie with cargo of merchandise, eggs, butter, and poultry. Released on July 8, 1929, by Reid Wrecking Co., of Sarnia, Ontario, and turned over to Sin-Mac Lines, Ltd., of Montreal; $500,000 loss.
Disposition Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario, in tow, on May 5, 1966, for scrapping by United Steel & Metal Co., Ltd.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1905-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BUDD, RALPH1926-00-001929-00-00U.S.202329
BUDD, RALPH1929-00-001959-00-00CANADA154862
MCCORQUEDALE, L.A.1959-00-001966-00-00CANADA154862

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Western Transit Co.1905-00-001916-00-00U.S.202329
Great Lakes Transit Corp.1916-00-001929-00-00U.S.202329
Sin-Mac Lines1929-00-001929-00-00CANADA154862
Midland Steamships, Ltd. (James Playfair, Mgr.)1929-00-001938-00-00CANADA154862
Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Ltd.1938-00-001960-00-00CANADA154862
Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.1960-00-001966-00-00CANADA154862