Registry and Rig Information

Name YO-178
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 165.42
Width 31.66
Depth 14.75
Gross Tonnage 598.00
Net Tonnage 406.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00117

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted from tanker to sand dredge at Erie, PA; winter, 1967-1968.
History Laid in Reserve Fleet, Sacramento, CA, from c.1946-1953. Passed up, Port Colborne, June 5, 1967, in tow of tug FRANK L. COYNE, for conversion to sand dredge at Erie, PA.

Build Information

Builder Smith's Shipyard, Inc.
Place Built Pensacola, FL
Date Built 1945-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
J.S. ST. JOHN1967-00-00U.S.266684
LAKE EDWARD1953-00-001967-00-00U.S.266684

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Erie Sand & Gravel Co. (Erie Sand Steamship Co., Mgr.)1968-00-00U.S.266684
Esco Dredge & Fill Corp. (Erie Sand & Gravel Co., Mgr.)1967-00-001968-00-00U.S.266684
Lake Tankers Corp.1953-00-001964-00-00U.S.266684
National Marine Service, Inc.1964-00-001966-00-00U.S.266684
Penn Machine Corp.1966-00-001967-00-00U.S.266684
U.S. Navy1945-00-001953-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY