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M/V Old Dominion State #2


Gross Tonnage:8,072Net:5,729
Dimensions:509.4 x 68.2 x 28.11 3/4MC Type:
Builder:A/S Bergens MV
Bergens, Norway
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:


1963
1963
Engines:Oil 2SA 6 Cy. 760 x 1500 mm, 7500 bhpEngine Builder:A/B Gotaverken
Goteborg, Sweden
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, RDR, RTDecks, etc.:2 Decks, 3rd Deck in Nos. 3 & 4 Holds

Began SM Service:1968Ended SM Service:1972

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1963
 
NorbethKommanditt Selskapet A/S Nortank & Co.
Oslo, Norway
LJZS
OsloNorwegian
1968
 
NorbethGreat Eastern Shipping Co., Ltd.
Bombay, India
LJZS
BombayIndian
1968
512907
Old Dominion StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KASG
New YorkUS
1972
4042
Oswego PlanterOswego Latex Carrier Corp.
c/o Marine Transport Lines, Inc.
New York
5MQP
MonroviaLiberian
1980
4042
Oswego PlanterL & C Marine Transport Ltd.
c/o Firestone Natural Rubber & Latex Co.
Akron, Ohio
5MQP
MonroviaLiberian
1981
4042
PlanterProvidence Planter Corp.
Ocean Service Corp.
New York
5MQP
MonroviaLiberian
1983
8455
AvraAvra Shipping Co.
Smelship Corp. S.A. Panama
Panama
SVPC
PireausGreece

Events:
1968: Sold to Great Eastern Shipping Co. of India.
1968: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed OLD DOMINION STATE.
1/72:Sold to Oswego Latex Carrier Corp; renamed OSWEGO PLANTER.
1980 Sold to L & C Marine Transport Ltd.
1981: Sold to Providence Planter Corp., renamed PLANTER.
1983: Sold to Avra Shipping Co. of Panama, renamed AVRA.
7/84: AVRA reported by Marine News as being damaged beyond economical repair and is to be sold for scrapping.
3/85: AVRA reported by Marine News as being sold to Pakistani Shipbreakers, now reported sold to buyers in Dubai.

Disposition DateComments
1985Left Ajman 3/8/85 in tow bound for Karachi for demolition, having been aground at Ajman from 2/19 - 3/7/85, after being blown ashore whilst being towed from Bushire to Sharjah. Arrived at Gadani Beach 3/15/85 for demolition.

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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