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S.S. Lone Star


Gross Tonnage:5,101Net:3,093
Dimensions:390.0 x 54.2 x 27.6MC Type:Hog Islander Type A, USSB EFC Design #1022
Builder:American International S.B. Corp.
Hog Island, PA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
507

1919
1919
Engines:DR Geared Steam TurbineEngine Builder:General Electric Co.
Schenectady, NY
Navigation:Decks, etc.:2 Decks, Web Frames, Fitted for Oil Fuel

Began SM Service:1940Ended SM Service:1947

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1919
217731
SaugertiesU.S. Shipping Board
Allocated to:
Independent Steamship Co. of New York,
Red Star Line, United American Line, H.F. Hubele Co., American Delta Line, American Dispatch Line and Gulf Brazil River Plate Line
LQHS
PhiladelphiaUS
1929
217731
SaugertiesMississippi Shipping Co.
New Orleans, LA
LQHS
New OrleansUS
1935
217731
DelalbaMississippi Shipping Co.
New Orleans, LA
LQHS
New OrleansUS
1940
217731
Lone StarStates Marine Corp.
New York
WNCV
New YorkUS
1947
 
Ocean TraderGeneral Shipping Corp.
c/o States Marine Corp.
New York
 
PanamaPanamanian
1949
 
Huseyin KapitanRiza ve Arslan Sadikoglu ve Ortaklari Komandit Sirketi
Istanbul, Turkey
TCST
IstanbulTurkish

Events:
1/18/19: Launched
1929: Sold to Mississippi Shipping Co.
1935: Renamed DELALBA by Mississippi Shipping Co.
1940: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed LONE STAR.
1947: Sold to General Shipping Corp., c/o States Marine Corp., renamed OCEAN TRADER.
1949: Sold to Riza ve Arslan Sadikoglu ve Ortaklari Komandit Sirketi of Turkey, renamed HUSEYIN KAPITAN.

Disposition DateComments
1953Sold British Iron and Steel Corporation and allocated to T.W. Ward, Ltd., arriving at Briton Ferry yard 6/26/53 .

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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