WILKESBARRE

Registry and Rig Information

Name WILKESBARRE
Registry U.S.
Official Number 81733
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 381.58
Width 50.42
Depth 28.00
Gross Tonnage 4153.00
Net Tonnage 3311.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00092

Vessel History

Rebuilds Measures change, 1924 (381.58 x 50.42 x 28; 4279 gross - 3437 net).
History First enrolled on May 4, 1901, at Buffalo, NY.As EDWARD E. LOOMIS: In collision with and sank propeller W.C. FRANZ, Novemer 21, 1934, about thirty miles southeast of Thunder Bay Island, MI, Lake Huron; four lives lost on FRANZ. LOOMIS suffered extensive bow damage and had engine knocked from foundation.
Disposition After lying idle at Buffalo, NY, from 1937 to 1940, vessel was scrapped at Hamilton, Ontario in 1940 by Steel Co. of Canada.

Build Information

Builder Buffalo Dry Dock Co.
Place Built Buffalo, NY
Date Built 1901-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
LOOMIS, EDWARD E.1920-00-001940-00-00U.S.81733

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Lehigh Valley Railroad Co.1901-00-001920-00-00U.S.81733
Great Lakes Transit Corp.1920-00-001940-00-00U.S.81733