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S.S. Beaver State


Gross Tonnage:7,650Net:4,628
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP3
Builder:Oregon S.B. Corp.
Portland, OR
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
1013
97
1944
5/44
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RDRDecks, etc.:2 Decks and Shelter Deck, 3rd Deck in Nos. 4 & 5 Holds

Began SM Service:1949Ended SM Service:1968

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
245583
South Africa VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
KWXF
Portland, ORUSWB
1946
245583
South Africa VictoryUS Maritime Commission
KWXF
Portland, ORUS
1949
245583
Beaver StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KWXF
WilmingtonUS
1953
245583
Beaver StateStates Marine Corp of Delaware.
Wilmington, DE
KWXF
WilmingtonUS
1961
245583
Beaver StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KWXF
New YorkUS
1968
245583
Silver EagleGeneva Steamship Co., Inc.
c/o Avon Steamship Co., Inc.
New York
KWXF
New YorkUS
1970
245583
PaceagleWest Pacific Steamship Co.
c/o Lasco Shipping Co.
Portland, OR
KWXF
PanamaPanamanian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1949: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed BEAVER STATE.
1968: Sold to Geneva Steamship Co., renamed SILVER EAGLE.
12/70: Sold to West Pacific Steamship Co., Panama, renamed PACEAGLE.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 10/16/71. Scrapped 12/71 Kaohsiung.

The information on this web site is the kind contribution of our Historian, Skip Lewis, 2003. Skip, whose dad sailed for Isthmian, is an avid collector and researcher of everything Isthmian and States Marine. In his quest, he has used many sources and publications including Lloyd's of London and Imperial Steel by John Atherton.

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