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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Benjamin F. Fairless

Ship owner: Pittsburgh Steamship Co.

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

Engine builder: Westinghouse

Year ship built: 1942

Year engine built: 1942

Final disposition: Scrapped in Orient in 1988.


Benjamin Franklin Williams Fairless in (1890 - ), President of U.S. Steel in World War II. Gifted executive.


Pittsburgh Steamship Co., Duluth, Minnesota

Registry number: US. 242260

Hull number: 824

Vessel type: Bulk Freighter

Height: 30.3 ft.

Width: 67.2 ft.

Length: 622.6 ft.

Gross tonnage: 10294

Net tonnage: 6439

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Turbine

Piston 1: 2 cyl

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