Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 234569
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 250.16
Width 43.00
Depth 16.50
Gross Tonnage 1571.00
Net Tonnage 1234.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00171

Vessel History

Rebuilds Canadian measures, 1951 (250.16 x 43 x 16; 1558 gross - 1212 registered). Tonnage change, 1955 (1757 gross - 1409 registered).
History Reportedly sent on Lend-Lease to Great Britain in 1944, for operation by Minister of War Transport, London, G.B.Sailed from Port Dalhousie, Ont., on April 21, 1968, for Bermuda. Sale price was reported at $50,000.
As OIL TRANSPORT: Went aground opposite Massena oil dock, in Wiley-Dondero ship channel, Massena, NY, St. Lawrence River, on September 16, 1965; later released.

Build Information

Builder Ingalls Iron Works Co.
Place Built Chickasaw, AL
Date Built 1936-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
OIL TRANSPORT1959-00-001968-00-00CANADA193666
OIL TRANSPORTER1948-00-001951-00-00PANAMA
OIL TRANSPORTER1951-00-001959-00-00CANADA193666

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Associated Oil Transport Co.1948-00-001951-00-00PANAMA
Challenger, Ltd.1977-00-00CANADA193666
Gayport Shipping, Ltd.1951-00-001959-00-00CANADA193666
Hall Corp. of Canada, Ltd.1959-00-001968-00-00CANADA193666
National Petroleum Transport Corp.1936-00-001948-00-00U.S.234569
Wit, Ltd. (West Indies Transport, Ltd., Mgrs.)1968-00-001977-00-00CANADA193666