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

Other name(s): Eastern Med

Ship owner: British Ministry of Transport; Canada Steamship Lines; Cyprus Merchants' Shipping Co.; Mathews Steamship Co., Ltd.; Merchants-Mutual Line

Ship builder: Sunderland Ship Building Co., Sunderland, England

Engine builder: North Eastern Marine Engine Co., Sunderland, England

Year ship built: 1909

Year engine built: 1909

Final disposition: Burned, Port Seuz, Egypt, November 22, 1950.



b) Eastern Med (1948)


1) Mathews Steamship Co., Toronto, Ontario

2) Merchants-Mutual Line

3) Canada Steamship Lines

4) British Ministry of Transport

5) Cyprus Merchants' Shipping Company (Famagusta)

Registry number: C. 123961

Hull number: 253

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 18.6

Width: 42.6

Length: 250

Stroke length: 33

Gross tonnage: 1781

Net tonnage: 1139

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17

Piston 2: 28

Piston 3: 46

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