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S.S. Golden State #2


Gross Tonnage:7,598Net:4,588
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP2
Builder:Permanente Metals Corp. (Shipyard No. 1)
Richmond, CA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
534
535
1944
9/44
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RDR, SBSDecks, etc.:3 Decks, Electrically Welded

Began SM Service:1956Ended SM Service:1970

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
246544
Legion VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
KSUQ
San FranciscoUSWB
1946
246544
Legion VictoryUS Maritime Commission
KSUQ
San FranciscoUS
1951
246544
Marie HamillBloomfield Steamship Co.
Houston, TX
KSUQ
HoustonUS
1956
246544
Golden StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
KSUQ
New YorkUS
1959
246544
Golden StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KSUQ
New YorkUS
1960
246544
Golden StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KSUQ
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Bloomfield Steamship Co., renamed MARIE HAMILL.
1956: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed GOLDEN STATE.

Disposition DateComments
1970Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 6/5/70. Scrapped 6/70 Kaohsiung.




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