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S.S. Pelican State


Gross Tonnage:7,613Net:4,586
Dimensions:455.3 x 62.1 x 28.6 3/4MC Type:VC2-S-AP3
Builder:Oregon S.B. Corp.
Portland. OR
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
1007
91
1944
4/44
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to a Single Screw ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RDRDecks, etc.:2 Decks and Shelter Deck, 3rd Deck in Nos. 4 & 5 Holds

Began SM Service:1949Ended SM Service:1970

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
245354
Netherlands VictoryUS War Shipping Administtation
KWCU
Portland, ORUSWB
1946
245354
Netherlands VictoryUS Maritime Commission
KWCU
Portland, ORUS
1949
245354
Pelican StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
Wilmington, DE
KWCU
WilmingtonUS
1960
245354
Pelican StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KWCU
WilmingtonUS
1969
245354
Pelican StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KWCU
New YorkUS
1969
245354
Silver RobinOswego Steamship Co., Inc. (NY)
c/o Avon Steamship Co., Inc.
Lake Success, NY
KWCU
New YorkUS
1970
 
PacrobinWest Pacific Steamship Co.
c/o Lasco Shipping Co.
Portland, OR
HPTX
PanamaPanamanian

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1949: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed PELICAN STATE.
1969: Sold to Oswego Steamship Co., renamed SILVER ROBIN.
12/70: Sold to West Pacific Steamship Co., renamed PACROBIN.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arrived Kaohsiung 4/14/71, having left Vancouver 3/4/71. Scrapped 4/71 Kaohsiung.


Photo courtesy of Chuck Durand 2011 - All rights reserved.



Photo courtesy of Chuck Durand 2011 - All rights reserved.


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