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S.S. Cotton State #2


Gross Tonnage:7,608Net:4,604
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP2
Builder:Bethelem Fairfield Shipyard, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
2498
845
1945
9/45
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RDRDecks, etc.:3 Decks, Electrically Welded

Began SM Service:1957Ended SM Service:1970

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
248440
Spartanburg VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
AOID
BaltimoreUSWB
1946
248440
Spartanburg VictoryUS Maritime Commission
AOID
BaltimoreUS
1951
248440
Neva WestBloomfield Steamship Co.
Houston, TX
KREG
HoustonUS
1957
248440
Cotton StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
KREG
WilmingtonUS
1958
248440
Cotton StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KREG
New YorkUS
1960
248440
Cotton StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KREG
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Bloomfield Steamship Co., renamed NEVA WEST.
1957: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed COTTON STATE.

Disposition DateComments
1970Sold to Yi Ho Steel Enterprise Corporation through Jacques Pierot Jr. & Sons, arriving Kaohsiung 1/10/70. Scrapped 5/70 Kaohsiung.




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