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S.S. Palmetto State #2


Gross Tonnage:7,604Net:4,581
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP2
Builder:Permanente Metals Corp.
(Shipyard No. 2)
Richmond, CA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
749
749
1945
5/45
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, SBSDecks, 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
247823
Fisk VictoryUS War Shipping Administration
ANYT
San FranciscoUSWB
1946
247823
Fisk VictoryUS Maritime Commission
ANYT
San FranciscoUS
1951
247823
Margarett BrownBloomfield Steamship Co.
Houston, TX
KHWA
HoustonUS
1957
247823
Palmetto StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KHWA
New YorkUS
1960
247823
Palmetto StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KHWA
New YorkUS
1970
4851-NY
Reliance SincerityReliance Carriers S.A.
c/o Hongkong Maritime Co. Ltd.
Hong Kong
HPTI
PanamaPanamanian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Bloomfield Steamship Co., renamed MARGARETT BROWN.
1957: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed PALMETTO STATE.
12/70: Sold to Reliance Carriers S.A., Panama; renamed RELIANCE SINCERITY.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arrived Kaohsiung prior to 4/30/71, having left Hong Kong 4/23/71. Scrapped 4/71 Kaohsiung.




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