Registry and Rig Information

Name 0101
Registry U.S.
Official Number 53249
Rig Barge (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 178.00
Width 25.10
Depth 12.70
Gross Tonnage 428.00
Net Tonnage 412.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00101

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened at Duluth, by American Steel Barge Co., 1890 (191 x 21 x 12.58; 455 gross - 437 net). Rig changed to schooner barge, 1903 (191 x 21 x 12.16; 457 gross - 429 net).
History Bow and stern sections were built by Pusey & Jones Co., of Wilmington, DE, and shipped to Duluth for completion of vessel.
Disposition Foundered thirty-two miles east of Seal Island, ME, December 3, 1908, in tow of tug JOHN HUGHES, with all hands and cargo of tar; seven lives lost. Was bound from Boston for Halifax, N.S.

Build Information

Builder American Steel Barge Co.
Place Built Duluth, MN
Date Built 1888-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
A.D. Thompson1888-00-001890-00-00U.S.53249
Alexander McDougall (Duluth)1888-00-001890-00-00U.S.53249
American Steel Barge Co.1890-00-001899-00-00U.S.53249
Barret Manufacturing Co.1903-00-001906-00-00U.S.53249
Coast Transit Co. (NJ)1906-00-001908-00-00U.S.53249
J.H. Wade, Jr.1889-00-001890-00-00U.S.53249
Thomas Anthony1888-00-001889-00-00U.S.53249
Thomas Wilson1888-00-001890-00-00U.S.53249
Tonawanda Iron & Steel Co.1899-00-001903-00-00U.S.53249