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

Other name(s): Canadian Ranger; Hilda Marjanne; Kate N. L.

Ship owner: Cephalonian Maritime, Ltd.; Island Shipping, Ltd.; U.S. Maritime Commission; Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.

Ship builder: Kaiser Corp., Portland, Oregon

Engine builder: General Electric Co.

Year ship built: 1943

Year engine built: 1943


T-2 tanker.

Rebuilt in 1961 as bulk freighter. New midbody and bow. Dimensions 730 (oa) x 75.

Please note three registry numbers for this ship (see remarks).


b) Kate N. L.

c) Hilda Marjanne (C.300617)

d) Canadian Ranger (C.323030) (1984)


1) U.S. Maritime Commission (War Shipping Admin.)

2) (Intentionally blank)

3) Island Shipping, Ltd.

4) Upper Lakes Shipping, Ltd.

Registry number: US. 244922C. 300617

Hull number: 43

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 39.2 ft.

Width: 68.2 ft.

Length: 504 ft.

Gross tonnage: 10448

Net tonnage: 6301

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Turbine (electric motors)

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