Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 311. UMSC No. 386. Official nr. 244803.
Keel laid 17-08-1943. Launched 30-11-1943. Completed 11-12-1943. Gr. 10195 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachussetts. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
MISSIONARY RIDGE-1943 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Marine Transport Lines Inc, New York, USA.
MISSIONARY RIDGE-1947 for Panama Oceanic Lines Inc., Panama.
WORLD TRAVELLER-1956 for Panama Oceanic Lines Inc., Panama.
WORLD CHIEFTAIN-1959 for World Chieftain Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
CHRISTINE-1966 for Continental Oceanic Navigation Corporation Ltd., Monrovia, Liberia.
EUGENIA-1968a for Continental Oceanic Navigation Corporation Ltd., Monrovia, Liberia.
CHEE LEE-1968b for Far Eastern Navigation Corporation, Keelung, Taiwan.
TUNG LEE-1970 for Far Eastern Navigation Corporation, Keelung, Taiwan.
Reported World Chieftain lengthened, widened and converted into bulk carrier in 1959 by replacement of cargo section with a new midbody built by Harima Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd., Aioi, Japan.
1959 New Dimensions 174.2 / 168.1 x 22.9 m, 12793 grt / 22946 dwt.
Reported Tung Lee sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung arrived 5 Jan. 1977 to be broken up. Work began 26 Mar. 1977. [ By Shieng Yek Steel Corporation Ltd. ]