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Name: KAMINISTIQUIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/03/1909
Completed: 04/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 819
Dimensions: 2173grt, 1401nrt, 250.0 x 43.0 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 36in), 175nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125457
History:
04/1909 Western Navigation Co Ltd (J Murphy), Newcastle & Fort William
1916 Imperial Oil Co Ltd, Newcastle & Sarnia, Ontario
1916 Standard Oil Co (New Jersey), New York; renamed WESTOIL
1921 Edward P Farley Co Inc, Chicago
1922 Petoskey Transportation Co, Chicago; renamed J B JOHN
1951 Renamed JOHN L A GALSTER
1959 Penn-Dixie Cement Corporation, Chicago
Comments: 1929: Converted to self-discharging cement carrier
1989: Reported sold for breaking but in 2003 still laid up at Muskegon


Above photo courtesy of Photoship