WICKWIRE, HEDGE

Registry and Rig Information

Name WICKWIRE, HEDGE
Registry U.S.
Official Number 211249
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 67.50
Width 20.00
Depth 9.16
Gross Tonnage 83.00
Net Tonnage 77.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rig changed from passenger ferry to tug, 1916. Converted to oil, 1936 (67.66 x 20 x 8.33; 85 gross - 58 net).
History Built as ferry for service between Grand Island, NY, and Wickwire Steel Co. plant, Buffalo, NY.
Disposition Removed from documentation in September, 1974 as \"scrapped.\"

Build Information

Builder Cowles, Benjamin L.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1913-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
LIBERTY1916-00-001936-00-00U.S.211249
MATTON 201936-00-001974-00-00U.S.211249

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Wickwire Steel Co.1913-00-001916-00-00U.S.211249
Benjamin L. Cowles1916-00-001929-00-00U.S.211249
Cowles Towing Co.1929-00-001935-00-00U.S.211249
John E. Matton & Son1935-00-001941-00-00U.S.211249
Matton Steamboat Co.1941-00-001953-00-00U.S.211249
Matton Oil Transfer Co.1953-00-001957-00-00U.S.211249
Berg Towing Co.1957-00-001974-00-00U.S.211249