Registry and Rig Information

Name LST-0885
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 328.00
Width 50.00
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to package freighter by Davie Shipbuilding & Repair, Ltd., Lauzon, P.Q., in 1951 (316.42 x 50 x 24.5; 3638 gross - 2384 registered).
History Also listed as being built in Galveston, TX at Todd-Galveston Dry Docks, Inc. Crewed by the Coast Guard and participated in the Battle Of Okinawa, 1945. Struck from the Naval Register, July 3, 1946.
Disposition Notice that Cayman Island propeller WAUWINET struck submerged wreck of WITSHOAL off Georgetown on October 31, 1981.

Build Information

Builder Dravo Corp.
Place Built Neville Island, PA
Date Built 1944-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Challenger, Ltd.1968-00-001973-00-00PANAMA
N.M. Paterson & Sons, Ltd.1951-00-001967-00-00CANADA179588
Steel Factors, Ltd.1967-00-001968-00-00CANADA179588
Tex-O-Kan Flour Mills Co.1947-00-001951-00-00U.S.
U.S. Navy1944-00-001947-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Witshoal Corp.1973-00-001977-00-00PANAMA
Witshoal Corp.1977-00-001979-00-00NICARAGUA
Witshoal Corp.1979-00-00PANAMA