Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 81373
Rig Propeller (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 320.00
Width 42.00
Depth 25.00
Gross Tonnage 2234.00
Net Tonnage 1571.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00124

Vessel History

Rebuilds Reconstructed in 1909.
History Built for package freight trade between Gladstone, MI, and Buffalo, NY.As JAMES B. NEILSON: Stranded on Point Isabelle, southeast side of Keweenaw Peninsula, Lake Superior, off Lac LaBelle, on October 11, 1915. Released by steamer HARVARD.
Disposition Scrapped at Cleveland, OH, in 1936 by Joseph Schenthal Co. of Columbus, OH. Final document surrendered September 16, 1936.

Build Information

Builder American Steel Barge Co.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1892-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
NEILSON, JAMES B.1896-00-001928-00-00U.S.81373
REID, J.T.1928-00-001935-00-00U.S.81373

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
American Steel Barge Co.1892-00-001892-00-00U.S.81373
Bessemer Steamship Co.1896-00-001901-00-00U.S.81373
Minneapolis, St. Paul & Buffalo Steamship Co. (Soo Line Railroad Co.)1892-00-001896-00-00U.S.81373
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001928-00-00U.S.81373
Spokane Steamship Co. (MI)1928-00-001936-00-00U.S.81373