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S.S. Chipana


Gross Tonnage:3,280Net:1,997
Dimensions:324.0 x 46.2 x 25.0MC Type:USSB EFC Design #1038
Builder:Mobile S.B. Co.
Mobile, AL
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
10

1920
1920
Engines:T.3 Cy. 22", 37 1/2" & 60' - 42'Engine Builder:Ellicott Machine Corp.
Baltimore, MD
Navigation:DFDecks, etc.:1 Deck, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began SM Service:1945Ended SM Service:1947

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1920
219833
Oklahoma CityU.S. Shipping Board
LWFJ
MobileUS
1929
219833
Nosa PrinceNew Orleans & South American Steamship Co.
New Orleans
Subsidiary of W.R. Grace
New York
LWFJ
New OrleansUS
1935
219833
ChipanaGrace Steamship Line
New York
KUML
New YorkUS
1945
219833
ChipanaStates Marine Corp.
New York
KUML
New YorkUS
1947
 
EidsliSkibs A/S Eid (Rederi-A/S Torvald Klaveness, Mgrs)
Oslo, Norway
LMXF
OsloNorwegian
1950
196
NatyMatteo Scuderi
Catania, Sicily
IACW
CataniaItalian

Events:
1920: U.S Shipping Board
1929: Sold to New Orleans & South American Steamship Co., a subsidiary of W.R. Grace, renamed NOSA PRINCE.
1935: Sold to Grace Steamship Line, renamed CHIPANA.
1945: Sold to States Marine Corp.
1947 Sold to Skibs A/S Eid of Norway, renamed EIDSLI.
1950: Sold to Matteo Scuderi of Sicily, renamed NATY.

Disposition DateComments
1959Sold to Hong Kong Chiap Hua Manufactory Ltd., arriving Hong Kong 7/4/59. Broken up Q3 in Hong Kong.




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