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S.S. Craster Hall


 
Gross Tonnage:4,319Net:4,074
Dimensions:380' 0" x 50' 0" x 26' 2"MC Type:
 
Builder:W. Hamilton & Co. Ltd.
Pt. Glasgow, Scotland
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
203

1909
Engines:T3Cy. 25 1/2', 42' & 70'-48' GS162, HS7023Engine Builder:D. Rowan & Co.
Glasgow, Scotland
Navigation:ElecLight, WirelessDecks, etc.:2 Decks(Stl) & Web Frames, Longitudinal Framing

Began Isthmian Service:1914Ended Isthmian Service:1927

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1909
127964
Craster HallC.G. Dunn & Co Ltd.
Liverpool
HNRD
LiverpoolBritish
1914
212886
Craster HallU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LDQC
New YorkUS

Events:
8/7/14: Aground in the Straits of Magellan with both forward hatches flooded. Vessel refloated, arriving at Punta Arenas on 8/12 where eventually repaired and U.S. flagged.
12/1/14: CRASTER HALL transits Panama Canal, reducing steaming time from 25 to less than 1 day, saving 900 tons of coal worth $4,860.

Disposition DateComments
19276/19 - Lost after collision with S.S. REGINOLITE @ Talara Point, Peru, 40 on board, 0 lives lost.

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