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S.S. Old Dominion State #1


Gross Tonnage:7,210Net:4,381
Dimensions:422.8 x 57.0 x 34.8MC Type:EC2-S-C1
Builder:Bethelem Fairfield Shipyard, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
2346
2614
1944
4/44
Engines:T.3 Cy. 24 1/2", 37" & 70' - 48'Engine Builder:National Transit Pump & Machine Co.
Oil City, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYCDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel, Cruiser Stern

Began SM Service:1946Ended SM Service:1954

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1944
245415
John H. MurphyUS War Shipping Administration
KWJC
BaltimoreUSWB
1946
245415
John H. MurphyUS Maritime Commission
KWJC
BaltimoreUS
1946
245415
Old Dominion StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
KWJC
New YorkUS
1947
245415
Old Dominion StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KWJC
New YorkUS
1948
245415
Old Dominion StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
KWJC
New YorkUS
1954
Henry UlmanUnited Steamship Corp.
Panama
HPRK
PanamaPanamanian
1957
942
Omnium ExplorerOmnium Explorer Corp.
c/o Omnium Agencies Co.
New York
5LGP
MonroviaLiberian
1958
245415
Valiant ExplorerPacific Wind Corp.
Ocean Carriers Corp.
New York
KWJC
New YorkUS
1960
245415
Mount McKinleyMount Wilson Steamship Co.
c/o Suwanee Steamship Co.
Jacksonville, FL
KWJC
WilmingtonUS
1962
1607
Mount McKinleyMount Wilson Steamship Co.
c/o Suwanee Steamship Co.
Jacksonville, FL
5MIA
MonroviaLiberian
1963
245415
Mount McKinleyMount Wilson Steamship Co.
c/o Suwanee Steamship Co.
Jacksonville, FL
5MIA
WilmingtonUS
1963
245415
VolusiaGloria Steamship Co.
c/o Suwanee Steamship Co.
Jacksonville, FL
5MIA
WilmingtonUS
1965
245415
VolusiaPiggly Wiggly Acceptance Corp.
Wilmington, DE
5MIA
WilmingtonUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1946: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed OLD DOMINION STATE.
1954: Sold to United Steamship Corp. of Panama, renamed HENRY ULMAN.
1957: Sold to Omnium Explorer Corp, renamed OMNIUM EXPLORER.
1958: Sold to Pacific Wind Corp., renamed VALIANT EXPLORER.
1960: Sold to Mount Wilson Steamship Co., renamed MOUNT MCKINLEY.
1962: Lengthened at Tokyo to 511 1/2 ft., 8,584 grt.
1963: Sold to Gloria Steamship Co., renamed VOLUSIA.
1965: Sold to Piggly Wiggly Acceptance Corp.

Disposition DateComments
1969Sold to Yau Wing & Co., arriving Hong Kong 11/20/69, where she was being scrapped by month end. Scrapped 11/69 Hong Kong.

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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