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

Other name(s): Emperor of Havana; Nichiyei Maru; Nitiei Maru

Ship owner: Canada-Cuba Line, (Playfair); Canadian Government

Ship builder: Port Arthur Ship Building Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, Ontario

Engine builder: Port Arthur Ship Building Co., Ltd.

Year ship built: 1919

Year engine built: 1919

Final disposition: Out of LR in 1949.


b) Emperor of Havana

c) Nichiyei Maru

d) Nitiei Maru (1947)


1) Candian Gov't.

2) Canada-Cuba Line (Playfair)

Registry number: C. 141377

Hull number: 40

Vessel type: Laker

Height: 20.7 ft.

Width: 43.9 ft.

Length: 251 ft.

Stroke length: 40 in.

Gross tonnage: 2186

Net tonnage: 1283

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 20 in.

Piston 2: 34 in.

Piston 3: 56 in.

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