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S.S. Magnolia State #2


Gross Tonnage:7,737Net:4,598
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP2
Builder:Permanente Metals Corp. (Shipyard No. 1)
Richmond, CA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
550
550
1945
1/45
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RDRDecks, etc.:3 Decks, Electrically Welded

Began SM Service:1957Ended SM Service:1970

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
247144
Devils Lake VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
ANJH
San FranciscoUSWB
1946
247144
Devils Lake VictoryUS Maritime Commission
ANJH
San FranciscoUS
1951
247144
Alice BrownBloomfield Steamship Co.
Houston, TX
KPSL
HoustonUS
1957
247144
Mary AdamsBloomfield Steamship Co.
Houston, TX
KPSL
HoustonUS
1957
247144
Magnolia StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KPSL
New YorkUS
1960
247144
Magnolia StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPSL
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Bloomfield Steamship Co., renamed ALICE BROWN.
1957: Renamed MARY ADAMS by Bloomfield Steamship Co.
1957: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed MAGNOLIA STATE.

Disposition DateComments
1970Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 4/24/70. Scrapped 6/70 Kaohsiung.


Photo courtesy of Gerhard L. Mueller-Debus 2012 - All rights reserved.

Bremerhaven, July 1963


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