Registry and Rig Information

Name 0107
Registry U.S.
Official Number 53260
Rig Barge (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 276.50
Width 36.10
Depth 18.90
Gross Tonnage 1295.00
Net Tonnage 1230.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00107

Vessel History

History First enrolled at Duluth, MN, on August 20, 1890. Shortened by Empire Shipbuilding Co., Buffalo, NY, for trip through canals to coast in 1907.
As 107: Sunk at dock while loading wheat, Duluth, MN, December 6, 1890.
As BOMBAY: In collision at East Boston, MA, on January 20, 1911. Captain Oli Aarson washed overboard off Virginia Beach, VA, on February 12, 1912.
Disposition Sank five miles northwest of Handkerchief Light Vessel, Nantucket Shoals, January 3, 1913, after springing leak in 45 mph gale. Sank in six fathoms of water; cargo of coal, from Newport News for Boston; crew saved. Final document surrendered at Belfast, ME, on June 7, 1913.

Build Information

Builder American Steel Barge Co.
Place Built Superior, WI
Date Built 1890-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
American Steel Barge Co.1890-00-001900-00-00U.S.53260
Bessemer Steamship Co.1900-00-001901-00-00U.S.53260
Boutell Steel Barge Co.1905-00-001907-00-00U.S.53260
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001905-00-00U.S.53260
White Oak Transportation Co.1907-00-001913-00-00U.S.53260