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S.S. Buenaventura


 
Gross Tonnage:4,881Net:4,642
Dimensions:405' 0" x 52' 4" x 27' 4"MC Type:
 
Builder:Northumberland S.B. Co., Ltd.
Newcastle, England
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
203

1913
4/13
Engines:T3Cy 27',44' & 73'-51', GS171, HS7865Engine Builder:N.E. Marine Eng. Co. Ltd.
Newcastle, England
Navigation:ElecLight, WirelessDecks, etc.:2 Decks(Stl)

Began Isthmian Service:1913Ended Isthmian Service:1918

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1913
135213
BuenaventuraIsthmian S.S. Co.
London
JCBM
LondonBritish
1915
212747
BuenaventuraU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LDPM
New YorkUS

Events:
9/17/14: U.S. flagged in Valparaiso, Chile.
10/4/17: Requisitioned by U.S. Shipping Board.
10/12/17: Delivered to War Department Service in New York.
9/22/18: Rescued 3 Officers and 27 crew arrive in Corunna, Spain.

Disposition DateComments
19189/16 - Torpedoed by UB 129 @ 44.36 N, 13.10 W in Atlantic Ocean, West of France, 95 on board, 15 lives lost.

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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