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S.S. Lone Star State #1


Gross Tonnage:7,276Net:4,380
Dimensions:422.8 x 57.0 x 34.8MC Type:EC2-S-C1
Builder:New England S.B. Corp.
Portland, ME
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
3098
3098
1945
2/45
Engines:T.3 Cy. 24 1/2", 37" & 70' - 48'Engine Builder:General Machinery Corp.
Hamilton, Ontario
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYCDecks, etc.:2 Decks & Shelter Deck, Fitted for Oil Fuel, Cruiser Stern

Began SM Service:1947Ended SM Service:1955

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
247162
James A. ButtsUS War Shipping Administration
ANJW
Portland, MEUSWB
1946
247162
James A. ButtsUS Maritime Commission
ANJW
Portland, MEUS
1947
247162
Lonestar StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
ANJW
New YorkUS
1947
247162
Lone Star StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
ANJW
WilmingtonUS
1950
247162
Lone Star StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
ANJW
WilmingtonUS
1955
247162
AnnistonAce Steamship Corp.
New York
KOSD
New YorkUS
1957
1021
CaldwellCaldwell Transportation Corp.
Monrovia, Liberia
5LJQ
MonroviaLiberian
1958
1021
RidgefieldRidgefield Navigation Co., Ltd.
c/o Seaways Shipping Corp.
New York
5LJQ
MonroviaLiberian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1947: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed LONE STAR STATE.
1955: Sold to Ace Steamship Corp., renamed ANNISTON.
1957: Sold to Caldwell Transportation Corp. of Liberia, renamed CALDWELL.
1958: Sold to Ridgefield Navigation Co., renamed RIDGEFIELD.

Disposition DateComments
1962December 18th, aground on east end of Grand Cayman, 19.18 N, 81.50 W, on voyage Maracaibo/U.S. Gulf, in ballast. Later broke in two; total loss.


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