Steel Chemist

1926                                  Steel Chemist                                  1980

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size crane bulk freighter

Built at Kearny NJ by Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Hull 84

258’3” LOA, 250’ LBP, 42’9” beam, 20’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, 3 oil-fired diesel engines, 950 BHP

Enrolled at New York NY
250.3 x 43.9 x 17.2, 1694 GT, 974 NT     US 225935     to:
United States Steel Products Co., Cleveland OH (home port New York NY)

Entered service 1926

Transferred 1941 to American Steel & Wire Co.

Sold 1947 to Inland Steel Co., Cleveland OH, Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. and renamed The Inland.

Did not operate 1948 season.

Sold 1949 to Transit Tankers & Terminals Ltd., Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC)
Converted to tanker and repowered with new diesel engine at St. Catharines ON by Port Weller Dry Docks Ltd.
Enrolled Canadian at 250.7 x 42.9 x 17.2, 1946 GT, 1130 NT     Can 190468

Renamed Transinland 1949

Fleet sold 1968 to Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC and vessel renamed Inland Transport.

Laid up Dec 3, 1972 at Sarnia ON and did not operate again.

Sold for scrap 1976 and towed to Port Dover ON.  Towed 1980 to Port Maitland ON and scrapped there.

IMO 5367441



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