Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 145211
Rig Steamer

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 254.00
Width 45.75
Depth 14.00
Gross Tonnage 1594.00
Net Tonnage 797.00
Hull Material Iron
Hull Number 00034

Vessel History

Rebuilds Reduced to pulpwood barge, 1933 (1397 gross - 1353 net).
History First enrollment issued at Detroit, MI, February 21, 1880.Car ferry: ran, Gordon, Ontario-Stoney Island, MI, 1880 to December 31, 1883, when service was discontinued. Irregular runs until 1888, then placed on Detroit River run. Laid up when Detroit River Tunnel was opened on October 16, 1910, then sold to Wabash Railway Co.
Disposition Stranded three miles east of Eagle Harbor, MI, Lake Superior, along with pulpwood barge CITY OF ST. JOSEPH, in tow of tug JOHN ROEN, on September 24, 1942; one life lost.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1880-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canada Southern Railway Co.1880-00-001890-00-00U.S.145211
Canada Bridge Co.1890-00-001898-00-00U.S.145211
Michigan Central Railway Co.1898-00-001913-00-00U.S.145211
Wabash Railway Co.1913-00-001933-00-00U.S.145211
Roen Steamship Co.1933-00-001942-00-00U.S.145211