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S.S. Buckeye State #1


Gross Tonnage:7,645Net:4,615
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:
1249
687
1945
6/45
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:1960

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
248057
Oglethorpe VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
AOBX
Portland, ORUSWB
1946
248057
Oglethorpe VictoryUS Maritime Commission
KXFW
Portland, ORUS
1949
248057
Buckeye StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
KXFW
WilmingtonUS
1957
248057
Garden StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
KXFW
WilmingtonUS
1959
248057
Garden StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KXFW
WilmingtonUS
1960
248057
Garden StateGlobal Bulk Transport Co.
New York
KXFW
New YorkUS
1970
 
Reliance EqualityReliance Carriers S.A.
c/o Hongkong Maritime Co., Ltd.
Hong Kong
HPSG
PanamaPanamanian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1949: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed BUCKEYE STATE.
1957: Named changed by States Marine Corp. to GARDEN STATE.
1960: Sold to Global Bulk Transport Co.
12/70: Sold to Reliance Carriers S.A. of Panama, renamed RELIANCE EQUALITY.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 1/28/71. Scrapped 2/71 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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