Transoil

1936                                     Transoil                                      1968 (199

Steel twin-screw St. Lawrence River canal size tanker

Built at Chickasaw AL by Ingalls Iron Works, Hull 171
Launched

258’ LOA, 251’3” LBP, 43’ beam, 16’4” depth
1 deck, 2 oil-fired diesel engines, 940 BHP

Enrolled at
250.2 x 43.1 x 16.6, 1571 GT, 1234 NT     US 234569     to:
National Petroleum Transport Corporation, New York NY

Requisitioned 1942 for off-Lakes service during World War II and left the Great Lakes.  Participated in invasion of Normandy (D-Day) June 6, 1944

Renamed Oil Transporter (Panama) 1948

Sold 1951 to Gayport Shipping Ltd., Toronto ON and returned to the Great Lakes
Repowered with 2 diesel engines, 1800 BHP
Enrollment transferred to Canada     Can 193666     (home port to Toronto ON)
Remeasured to 250.2 x 43.1 x 16.0, 1558 GT, 1409 NT

Fleet sold 1959 to Hall Corporation of Canada, Montreal QC (home port to Montreal QC) and vessel renamed Oil Transport.

Sold 1968 for off-Lakes service and left the Great Lakes

Renamed Wit (Br 193666) 1968

Out of service in early 1990s

IMO 5261403

3601

 

 

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