TAMPICO

Registry and Rig Information

Name TAMPICO
Registry U.S.
Official Number 145840
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 247.00
Width 42.00
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 2133.00
Net Tonnage 1451.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00077

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1915 (2261 gross - 1654 net). Measures change, 1925 (247 x 42 x 22; 1894 gross - 1180 net). Tonnage change, 1942 (1995 gross - 1165 net). Tonnage change, 1946 (1992 gross - 1095 net). Removed from documentation in September, 1962. Hull stripped at Ashtabula, OH, for conversion to barge.
History First documented at Toledo, OH, May 11, 1900.Vessels first Great Lakes enrollments transferred to Norfolk, VA, November 11, 1900.
After being rebuilt for ocean war service by American Ship Building Co., at Buffalo, NY, in 1941-1942, vessel returned to Great Lakes trade in 1943, before being sent to British in 1944.
Beached at Foot of Riopelle Street, Detroit, MI, 1964-1967.
Towed to Kewaunee, WI, by tug JOHN PURVES; sunk as temporary breakwater during construction of a power plant at Two Rivers, WI, until fall, 1968. Then raised and towed to east end of Frankfort (MI) Bay along with hull of ADRIAN ISELIN.

Build Information

Builder Craig Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1900-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Hawgood Transit Co.1900-00-001900-00-00U.S.145840
Globe Navigation Co.1900-00-001907-00-00U.S.145840
Pacific Coast Steamship Co.1907-00-001918-00-00U.S.145840
Crowell & Thurlow1918-00-001922-00-00U.S.145840
F.D. Gleason Coal Co.1922-00-001937-00-00U.S.145840
Nicholson Transit Co.1937-00-001942-00-00U.S.145840
U.S. War Shipping Administration1942-00-001944-00-00U.S.145840
Ministry of War Transport1944-00-001946-00-00U.S.145840
Nicholson Transit Co.1946-00-001961-00-00U.S.145840
Hyman-Michaels Co.1961-00-001963-00-00U.S.145840
Seaway Cartage Co.1963-00-001967-00-00U.S.145840
Luedtke Engineering Co.1967-00-00U.S.145840