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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Matthew Andrews

Other name(s): Harry L. Findlay; Paul L. Tietjen

Ship owner: Kinsman Transit Co.

Ship builder: American Ship Building Co., Lorain, Ohio

Engine re-builder: Skinner Engine Co., Pennsylvania, Ohio

Year ship built: 1907

Year engine built: 1907

Final disposition: Sold for scrap in 1978 and scrapped at Ashtabula, Ohio in 1979.


New Skinner 3 cylinder uniflow engines installed in 1954: 48 inch stroke, 23.5, 38 and 63 inch diameters


b) Harry L. Findlay (1933)

c) Paul L. Teitjen (1965)


1) Kinsman Transit Co., Cleveland, Ohio

Registry number: US. 203907

Hull number: 437

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 31

Width: 56

Length: 532

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 7038

Net tonnage: 5509

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 22.5

Piston 2: 38

Piston 3: 63

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