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S.S. Hoosier State #2


Gross Tonnage:10,780Net:7,533
Dimensions:520.0 x 71.8 x 32.9 7/8MC Type:C4-S-B5
Builder:Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Chester, PA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
356
751
1945
6/45
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:General Electric Co.
Lynn, MA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, RDRDecks, etc.:4 Decks

Began SM Service:1955Ended SM Service:1960

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
247762
Marine ArrowUS War Shipping Administration
ANWV
PhiladelphiaUSWB
1946
247752
Marine ArrowUS Maritime Commission
ANWV
PhiladelphiaUS
1951
247762
Marine ArrowJoshua Hendy Corp.
Los Angeles & San Franciso, CA
KPCD
Los AngelesUS
1955
247762
Hoosier StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
KPCD
New YorkUS
1960
247762
Hoosier StateGlobal Bulk Transport Co.
New York
KPCD
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Joshua Hendy Corp.
1955: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed HOOSIER STATE.
1960: Sold to Global Bulk Transport Co.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 9/20/71. Scrapped 10/71 Kaohsiung.







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