YOSEMITE

Registry and Rig Information

Name YOSEMITE
Registry U.S.
Official Number 27682
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 356.00
Width 50.00
Depth 28.00
Gross Tonnage 3879.00
Net Tonnage 3044.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00143

Vessel History

Rebuilds Reconstructed in winter, 1921-1922 (3554 gross - 2719 net). Work done by Rudd Machine Co., Cleveland, OH.
History In collision, September 18, 1925, with steamer J.J.H. BROWN, about 700 feet below St. Clair Canal buoys, in Lake St. Clair. YOSEMITE was upbound with coal and settled on bottom west bank of river. Tug ABNER C. HARDING and lighter RESCUE lightered 800 tons of coal and vessel was refloated on September 19th. Taken to Toledo to unload cargo, she struck Ash Consul Street Bridge on departing Toledo, September 21, doing considerable damage to bridge. Was taken to Lorain for repairs by American Ship Building Co.
Disposition Sold to Boston Metals Co., 1953. Scrapped at Buffalo, NY, in 1954.

Build Information

Builder Detroit Ship Building Co.
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Date Built 1901-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Zenith Steamship Co. (G.A. Tomlinson, Mgr.)1910-00-001916-00-00U.S.27682
Yosemite Transit Co. (W.C. Richardson, Mgr.)1916-00-001919-00-00U.S.27682
Columbia Steamship Co. (John T. Kelley, Mgr.)1919-00-001923-00-00U.S.27682
Fontana Steamship Co. (Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgr.)1923-00-001942-00-00U.S.27682
U.S. Maritime Administration (Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co., Mgrs.)1942-00-001953-00-00U.S.27682