WAUKETA

Registry and Rig Information

Name WAUKETA
Registry U.S.
Official Number 206077
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 175.00
Width 38.33
Depth 14.42
Gross Tonnage 543.00
Net Tonnage 267.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00113

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted from excursion vessel to ferry, 1946 (179.75 x 38.33 x 14.16; 588 gross - 266 net).
History Ran Toledo-Detroit-Port Huron, stopping at Tashmoo Park. Taken to Coast in 1929 and ran in excursion trade around New York-Long Island Sound. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. purchased her in 1944 and used her as ferry connecting Newport News and Norfolk, VA. After highway bridge was built over James River in 1952, they shifted to buses and vessel was sold for scrap.
Disposition Scrapped at Baltimore, MD, in 1952.

Build Information

Builder Toledo Ship Building Co.
Place Built Toledo, OH
Date Built 1909-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
White Star Line1909-00-00192-00-00U.S.206077
Detroit-Port Huron Steamship Co.192-00-001928-00-00U.S.206077
Meseck Steamboat Corp.1928-00-001929-00-00U.S.206077
Steamer Wauketa (NY)1929-00-001940-00-00U.S.206077
Sutton Line (NJ)1940-00-001942-00-00U.S.206077
C.B. Sutton1942-00-001944-00-00U.S.206077
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co.1944-00-001952-00-00U.S.206077