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Great Lakes Vessels Online Index

CYCLO-CHIEF

Photos

  • Vessel Photo

    Description: Welland Ship Canal
    Date Taken: November 17th, 1946
    Size: 3.89 x 2.00
    Media: Print
    Creator:
    Collection: HCGL/MAIN: Brookes
    Image ID: 002055

Registry and Rig Information

Dimensions and Tonnage

Vessel History

Build Information

Ownership Changes

Owner Date Registry Official Number
S.S. Cyclo-Chief, Ltd. 1930 - 1947 CANADA 160729
S.S. Texaco Chief, Ltd. 1947 - 1955 CANADA 160729
Gayport Shipping, Ltd. 1955 - 1959 CANADA 160729
Hall Corp. of Canada, Ltd. 1959 - 1969 CANADA 160729
Hall Corp. (Shipping) 1969, Ltd. 1969 - 1970 CANADA 160729
Witfuel Corp. 1970 - 1972 PANAMA
Witfuel Corp. (West Indies Transport, Ltd., S.A., Mgrs.) 1972 - 1984 NICARAGUA
Challenger, Ltd. 1984 - current CAYMAN ISLANDS

Name Changes

Name Date Registry Official Number
TEXACO CHIEF 1947 - 1955 CANADA 160729
FUEL TRANSPORTER 1955 - 1959 CANADA 160729
FUEL TRANSPORT 1959 - 1970 CANADA 160729
WITFUEL 1970 - 1972 PANAMA
WITFUEL 1972 - 1984 NICARAGUA
WITWATER 1984 - current CAYMAN ISLANDS