KINSMAN INDEPENDENT (2) - Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.       Call sign - WDZ7811     IMO number - 5105831
Owner - Kinsman Lines - Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Location - Underway in Maumee Bay at Toledo, ohio, U.S.A. (Lake Erie)     Photograph Date - August 1988
Photographer - Jim Hoffman     Added to archive - 31 Dec 2000     Last updated - 15 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid -
  Launched -
  Delivered - 1952

  (a) Charles L. Hutchinson - U.S.A. (1962)
  (b) Ernest R. Breech - U.S.A. (1988)
  (c) Kinsman Independent (3) - U.S.A.

  As of March 2003 Kinsman Independent's future was uncertain and it is expected that she will soon be sold for scrapping

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Bulk carrier
  Gross tonnage - 11,076
  Net tonnage - 8,472
  Deadweight tonnage - 18,602
  L.O.A. - 194.44 meters (495'0")
  L.B.P. - 190.25 meters (460'0")
  Width overall - 20.48 meters (64'0")
  Width moulded - 20.43 meters (63'0")
  Draught - 7.76 meters (26'9.75")
  Depth - 10.67 meters (39'0")
  Number of cargo holds - 4
  Number of hatch covers - 19
  Container capacity (total) - none
  Reefer container capacity - none
  Cargo handling cranes - 1 hatch cover crane

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Austin & Pickersgill Ltd.
  Country - Southwick, Sunderland, England
  Hull number - 838
  Engine builder - G. Clark & N.E.M. Ltd.
  Country - Sunderland, England
  Number of engines - 1
  Engine type - Sulzer (model?) diesel
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 9,600 bhp or 7,061 kW
  Speed - 17 knots
  Propeller - 1 fixed pitch
  Bow thuster - none
  Steering gear - standard rudder

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Former owners, accidents, conversions, cargoes, voyages, sightings or corrections etc - Viewer contributions

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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

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