Registry and Rig Information

Name 0202
Registry U.S.
Official Number 59443
Rig Barge (Whaleback)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 182.16
Width 32.16
Depth 16.50
Gross Tonnage 665.00
Net Tonnage 639.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00202

Vessel History

Rebuilds Rebuilt by American Steel Barge Co., Superior, WI, in winter, 1896-1897 (243 x 32 x 16; 948 gross - 871 net). Relaunched on April 30, 1897.
History As 202: Stranded and ashore in fog, September 7, 1901, in tow of propeller WAWATAM, two miles from Lake View Beach Life Saving Station, just above Fort Gratiot Light, Lake Huron. Refloated on September 19, 1901.
Disposition Foundered off Barnegat, NJ, January 24, 1908, bound from Philadelphia for Boston with coal; one life lost.

Build Information

Builder Hendren & Robins
Place Built Brooklyn, NY
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.59443
Bessemer Steamship Co.1900-00-001901-00-00U.S.59443
Pittsburgh Steamship Co.1901-00-001905-00-00U.S.59443
Baltimore & Boston Barge Co.1905-00-001908-00-00U.S.59443