Isthmian Lines
Crew Ships Misc Forum

S.S. North Star State


Gross Tonnage:7,667Net:4,544
Dimensions:492.0 x 69.7 x 29.5MC Type:C3-S-A5
Builder:Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
Pascagoula, MS
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
450
2869
1946
11/1/46
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, RDR, RTDecks, etc.:2 Decks & Open Shelter Deck

Began SM Service:1970Ended SM Service:1971

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1946
250539
Mormacmail (IV)Moore-McCormack Lines
New York
AOSA
New YorkUS
1970
250539
North Star StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPYW
New YorkUS
1971
250539
North Star StateStates Marine International, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPYW
New YorkUS

Events:
8/21/45: Keel laid.
5/24/46: Launched.
11/1/46: Delivered.
12/70: Sold by Moore-McCormick Lines to States Marine Lines, renamed NORTH STAR STATE.
1971: Sold/transferred to States Marine International, Inc., name retained.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 7/11/71. Scrapped 7/71 Kaohsiung.

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.

If you have any questions about, or information for, this website, please contact us.

StatesMarineLines.com 2003 - Links - Site Map - Web Design