WHITNEY, DAVID M.

Registry and Rig Information

Name WHITNEY, DAVID M.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 157601
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 412.75
Width 51.42
Depth 28.00
Gross Tonnage 4626.00
Net Tonnage 3584.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00138

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to crane ship, 1943. Tonnage change, 1951 (4343 gross - 3301 net).
History Sold to Steel Factors, Ltd., Montreal, P.Q., in October, 1968; driven ashore 100 feet off shore, Sugarloaf Hill, Port Colborne, Ontario, Lake Erie, while at anchor, on October 9, 1968. Refloated November 29, 1968, and passed down, Port Colborne on December 14, 1968, in tow of tugs SALVAGE MONARCH, GRAEME STEWART and G.W. ROGERS. Arrived in tow, Santander, Spain, November 4, 1969, for scrapping, from Montreal.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1901-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BOOTH, EDWIN L.1914-00-001921-00-00U.S.157601
WILSON, G.N.1921-00-001928-00-00U.S.157601
BRITT, THOMAS1928-00-001943-00-00U.S.157601
BUCKEYE1943-00-001969-00-00U.S.157601

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Gilchrist Transportation Co.1901-00-001913-00-00U.S.157601
Cadillac Steamship Co. (Herbert K. Oakes, Mgr.)1913-00-001916-00-00U.S.157601
American Steamship Co. (Boland & Cornelius, Mgrs.)1916-00-001928-00-00U.S.157601
Lakewood Steamship Co.1928-00-001935-00-00U.S.157601
Columbia Transportation Co.1935-00-001958-00-00U.S.157601
Oglebay Norton Co.1958-00-001968-00-00U.S.157601