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Missionary Ridge
T2-SE-A1
Built December 1943 by Sun Shipbuilding Company, Chester, Pennsylvania,
as "Missionary Ridge" # 386, for U.S.M.C.
1947 - Panama Oceanic Lines, Inc., Panama   [Stavros S. Niarchos], PA
1956 - WORLD TRAVELLER, s/o
1959 - converted to bulk carrier and lengthened by replacement of cargo section with a new
midbody built by Harima SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Aioi, resulting vessel 12,793 grt,
555.9 x 75.2', delivered 03/1959.
1959 - WORLD CHIEFTAIN, World Chieftain Corp., Monrovia   [do.], LI
1966 - CHRISTINE, Continental Oceanic Navigation Corp., Ltd., Monrovia  [W. H. Eddie Hsu, Taipei]
1968 - EUGENIA, s/o
1968 - CHEE LEE, Far Eastern Navigation Corp., Keelung  [do.], TW
1970 - TUNGLEE, s/o
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1977 by Shieng Yek Steel Corp., Ltd., arrived prior 05.01.1977,
work began 26.03.1977.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "MISSIONARY RIDGE"
IDNo:
2244803
Year:
1943
Name:
MISSIONARY RIDGE
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
30.11.1943
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
12.1943

Tons;
10195
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
311
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
[ 1959 Lg & widened 12793 grt & converted to bulk carrier] - 1956 WORLD TRAVELLER -
1959 WORLD CHIEFTAIN - 1966 CHRISTINE - 1968 EUGENIA -
1968 CHEE LEE - 1970 TUNGLEE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 05.01.1977.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
244803
2244803
1943
MISSIONARY RIDGE
10195
U.S. Govt
2244803
1943
WORLD TRAVELLER
10195
1956
S.S. Niarchos
1362
2244803
1943
WORLD CHIEFTAIN
12793
1959
S.S. Niarchos
1362
2244803
1943
CHRISTINE
12793
1966
W.H. Eddie Hsu
2244803
1943
CHEE LEE
12793
1968
W.H. Eddie Hsu
1362
2244803
1943
EUGENIA
12793
1968
W.H. Eddie Hsu
2244803
1943
TUNGLEE
12793
1970
W.H. Eddie Hsu

 
"Missionary Ridge" in 1952.
( Photo by Bill Wood, former electrician on board the M. Ridge )
 
"World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge", after conversion.
 
"World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge", after conversion.
 
"World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
( Photo Copyright A. Duncan )
 
"World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
 
"World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
 
"World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
 
"World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
 
"Christine", ex. "World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
( Photo Copyright Tony Bond )
 "Chee Lee", ex. "Christine", ex. "World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge" in Boston 1968.
( Photo Copyright Harry Stott )
 
"Chee Lee", ex. "Christine", ex. "World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )
 "Chee Lee", ex. "Christine", ex. "World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
( Photo Copyright Reserved )
 
"Tunglee", ex. "Chee Lee", ex. "Christine", ex. "World Chieftain", ex. "World Traveller", ex. "Missionary Ridge".
( Photo Copyright David Boone )