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S.S. Wolverine State #2


Gross Tonnage:10,709Net:7,627
Dimensions:495.0 x 71.8 x 32.9 7/8MC Type:C4-S-B5
Builder:Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Chester, PA
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
359
754
1945
9/45
Engines:2 Steam Turbines DR Geared to Single Screwed ShaftEngine Builder:Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.
Pittsburgh, PA
Navigation:DF, ESD, GC, RDRDecks, etc.:4 Decks

Began SM Service:1955Ended SM Service:1971

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
248740
Marine RunnerUS War Shipping Administration
AOLX
PhiladelphiaUSWB
1946
248740
Marine RunnerUS Maritime Commission
AOLX
PhiladelphiaUS
1951
248740
Marine RunnerJoshua Hendy Corp.
Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA
KPHR
Los AngelesUS
1955
248740
Wolverine StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
KPHR
New YorkUS
1960
248740
Wolverine StateStates Marine Lines, Inc. (DE)
New York
KPHR
New YorkUS

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1951: Sold to Joshua Hendy Corp.
1955: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed WOLVERINE STATE.

Disposition DateComments
1971Sold to Taiwan Shipbreakers, arriving Kaohsiung 10/26/71. Scrapped 11/71 Kaohsiung.


Photo courtesy of Capt. Tom Ellsworth 2004 - All rights reserved.





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