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

Other name(s): Edward Chambers

Ship owner: Great Lakes Transit Corp.; Mutual Trans. Co.; Polar Trading & Packing Co.; War Shipping Administration

Ship builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works

Engine builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works, Ecorse, Michigan

Year ship built: 1909

Year engine built: 1909

Final disposition: Possibly scrapped at Oakland, California by National Iron & Metal Co.


To ocean in 1942. Converted by Waterman Steamship Co.



b) Edward Chambers


1) Mutual Trans. Co.

2) Great Lakes Transit Corp.

3) War Shipping Administration

4) Polar Trading & Packaging Co., Seattle, Washington

Registry number: US. 206229

Hull number: 60

Vessel type: Package freighter

Height: 31

Width: 46.2

Length: 351.2

Stroke length: 42

Gross tonnage: 4113

Net tonnage: 3237

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Quadruple expansion

Piston 1: 19

Piston 2: 27

Piston 3: 40

Piston 4: 58

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