Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 145616
Rig Propeller (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 308.00
Width 38.00
Depth 24.00
Gross Tonnage 1713.00
Net Tonnage 1318.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00119

Vessel History

History Sunk in collision with wooden steamer GEORGE G. HADLEY, one mile south of Duluth (MN) piers, June 7, 1902; both vessels sank. WILSON sank in three minutes; was outbound with iron ore for South Chicago, IL. Nine lives lost; remainder of crew saved by HADLEY and by tug ANNIE L. SMITH. Value of cargo, $7,000; of vessel, $200,000; total $207,000.

Build Information

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


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
American Steel Barge Co.1892-00-001900-00-00U.S.145616
Bessemer Steamship Co.1900-00-001901-00-00U.S.145616
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001902-00-00U.S.145616