Registry and Rig Information

Name 0102
Registry U.S.
Official Number 53255
Rig Barge (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 253.00
Width 36.10
Depth 18.80
Gross Tonnage 1192.00
Net Tonnage 1132.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00102

Vessel History

Disposition Foundered south of Cape Charles, VA, on December 15, 1905; six lives lost.

Build Information

Builder American Steel Barge Co.
Place Built Duluth, MN
Date Built 1889-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SIR WHITWORTH, JOSEPH1896-00-001905-00-00U.S.53255

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
American Steel Barge Co.1889-00-001896-00-00U.S.53255
Bessemer Steamship Co.1896-00-001901-00-00U.S.53255
Boutell Steel Barge Co.1901-00-001905-00-00U.S.53255