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S.S. Keystone State #1


Gross Tonnage:7,210Net:4,375
Dimensions:422.8 x 57.0 x 34.8MC Type:EC2-S-C1
Builder:Bethelem Fairfield Shipyard, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
2382
2650
1944
6/44
Engines:T.3 Cy. 24 1/2", 37" & 70' - 48'Engine Builder:National Transit Pump & Machine Co.
Oil City, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel, Cruiser Stern

Began SM Service:1946Ended SM Service:1955

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
245941
Oakley WoodUS War Shipping Administration
WPSM
BaltimoreUSWB
1946
245941
Oakley WoodUS Maritime Commission
WPSM
BaltimoreUS
1946
245941
Keystone StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
WPSM
New YorkUS
1947
245941
Keystone StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
WPSM
WilmingtonUS
1950
245941
Keystone StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
WPSM
WilmingtonUS
1955
 
Georges FribourgUnited Steamship Corp.
Panama
HPSE
PanamaPanamanian
1957
898
MagallanesMagallanes CIA Armadora S.A.
c/o Maurolean Brothers
London
5LEX
MonroviaLiberian
1959
898
Alexander S.M.Fairseas Freighters Corp.
c/o World Seas Shipping Inc.
New York
5LEX
MonroviaLiberian
1966
898
Thimar S.Fairseas Freighters Corp.
c/o World Seas Shipping Inc.
New York
5LEX
MonroviaLiberian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1946: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed KEYSTONE STATE.
1955: Sold to United Steamship Corp. of Panama, renamed GEORGES FRIBOURG.
1957: Sold to Magallanes CIA Armadora S.A., renamed MAGALLANES.
1959: Sold to Fairseas Freighters Corp., renamed ALEXANDER S.M.
12/66: Renamed THIMAR S. by Fairseas Freighters Corp.

Disposition DateComments
1967June 23rd, aground and abandoned near Soehi Besar, North Sarawak, 02.58 N, 108.40 E on voyage Mormugao to Japan carrying ore; total loss.

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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