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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: A. E. McKinstry

Other name(s): Kindersley

Ship owner: British Ministry of Transport; Canada Steamship Lines; Merchants-Mutual Line

Ship builder: Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Glasgow, Scotland

Engine builder: Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Canada

Year ship built: 1910

Year engine built: 1910

Final disposition: Damaged by bombs, then scuttled off coast of England on October 1, 1945(1946). Loaded with 2074 tons of absolete ammonition (gas bombs, etc).


Sold British in 1942.


b) Kindersley


1) Merchants Mutual Line

2) Canada Steamship Lines

3) British Ministry of Transport (1942)  (Last owner)

Registry number: C. 129491

Hull number: 290

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 20.6 ft.

Width: 42.6 ft.

Length: 250 ft.

Stroke length: 33 in.

Gross tonnage: 1999

Net tonnage: 1190

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17 in.

Piston 2: 28 in.

Piston 3: 46 in.

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