Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 150898
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 233.00
Width 40.42
Depth 21.75
Gross Tonnage 1547.00
Net Tonnage 1052.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00082

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage and dimension change, 1907 (259 x 40.42 x 26.50; 1762 gross - 1267 net). Converted to troop transport, 1918; reconverted to passenger vessel, 1919-1920.
History Sold to the U.S. Navy in April, 1918, for conversion to troop transport; commissioned on November 20, 1918. Decommissioned at New York, September 30, 1919, and sold.
Disposition Struck Rock of Ages Reef, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, on May 27, 1933, bound from Hancock, MI, for Fort William, Ont., slid off into deep water shortly thereafter. No lives lost.

Build Information

Builder Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1901-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
COX, GEORGE M.1933-00-001933-00-00U.S.150898
USS PURITAN (SP-2222)1918-00-001919-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Chicago, Racine & Milwaukee Line1919-00-001923-00-00U.S.150898
Graham & Morton Transportation Co.1901-00-001918-00-00U.S.150898
Isle Royale Transportation (AZ)1933-00-001933-00-00U.S.150898
Michigan Transit Corp. (IL)1923-00-001927-00-00U.S.150898
Michigan Transit Corp. (IN)1928-00-001933-00-00U.S.150898
R. Floyd Clinch1927-00-001928-00-00U.S.150898
U.S. Navy1918-00-001919-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY