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S.S. Keystone State #2


Gross Tonnage:10,744Net:7,589
Dimensions:520.0 x 71.8 x 32.10MC Type:C4-S-B5
Builder:Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Chester, PA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
355
750
1945
5/45
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:1972

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
247763
Marine FlierUS War Shipping Administration
ANWU
PhiladelphiaUSWB
1946
247763
Marine FlierUS Maritime Commission
ANWU
PhiladelphiaUS
1951
247763
Marine FlierJoshua Hendy Corp.
Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA
KPFY
Los AngelesUS
1955
247763
Keystone StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KPFY
New YorkUS
1960
247763
Keystone StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPFY
New YorkUS
1971
247763
Keystone StateStates Marine International, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPFY
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Joshua Hendy Corp.
1955: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed KEYSTONE STATE.
1971: Sold/transferred to States Marine International, Inc., name retained.

Disposition DateComments
1972Sold to Shin Keun Yung Steel Manufacture, having arrived Kaohsiung 12/14/71, who commenced demolition 1/10/72. Scrapped 1/72 Kaohsiung.


Photo courtesy of Capt. Tom Ellsworth 2004 - All rights reserved.


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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